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Congress

noun [U]  us   /ˈkɑŋ·ɡrəs/
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.
congressional
adjective [not gradable]  us   /kənˈɡreʃ·ən·əl/
a congressional committee
Translations of “Congress”
in Arabic مُؤتمَر…
in Korean 회의…
in Malaysian kongres…
in French congrès, Congrès…
in Turkish kongre…
in Italian congresso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 代表大會…
in Russian съезд…
in Polish kongres…
in Vietnamese cuộc họp, Quốc hội…
in Spanish congreso, Congreso…
in Portuguese congresso…
in Thai การประชุมอย่างเป็นทางการ, สภานิติบัญญัติของสหรัฐอเมริกา…
in German der Kongreß…
in Catalan congrés…
in Japanese 大会…
in Indonesian kongres, Kongres…
in Chinese (Simplified) 代表大会…
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