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Congress

noun
 
 
/ˈkɒŋɡres/
GOVERNMENT, POLITICS the elected group of politicians in the US who are responsible for making the laws. Congress consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives: Established by Congress to protect investors, the SEC monitors publicly traded interests.
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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