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congress

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɒŋɡres/
MEETINGS a large formal meeting of people who represent different organizations, countries, etc., at which ideas are discussed and information is exchanged: The union's annual congress voted on a resolution demanding that the government increase minimum wage levels. the congress of the International Press Institute
POLITICS a group of people who are elected to govern in some countries: The Brazilian congress discussed reopening the inquiry.
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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