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English definition of “Congress”


noun [U]  /ˈkɑŋ·ɡrəs/ us  
politics & government the elected group of people in the US who are responsible for making the law, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives: Congress has rejected the president’s plan.
adjective [not gradable]  /kənˈɡreʃ·ən·əl/ us  
a congressional committee
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