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congress

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /ˈkɒŋ.ɡres/ US  /ˈkɑːŋ-/
a large formal meeting of representatives from countries or societies at which ideas are discussed and information is exchanged: an international/medical congress the congress of the Australian Council of Trade UnionsOfficial meetingsMeeting people
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