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noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌkɒŋ.ɡrɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːŋ-/
a group of people who have come together in a religious building for worship and prayer: The vicar asked the congregation to kneel.Followers of religious groups
adjective uk   /-əl/ us  
congregational singingFollowers of religious groups
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