Translation of "congress" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C, + sing/pl verb ] uk /ˈkɒŋ.ɡres/ us /ˈkɑːŋ.ɡres/

a large formal meeting of representatives from countries or societies at which ideas are discussed and information is exchanged

an international/medical congress 国际/医学代表大会
the congress of the Australian Council of Trade Unions 澳大利亚工会委员会代表大会
noun uk /ˈkɒŋ.ɡres/ us /ˈkɑːŋ.ɡres/

the elected group of politicians in the US who are responsible for making the law, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives

Both houses of Congress have rejected the recent presidential proposal on gun control. 国会否决了总统最近关于枪支的提案。

(Translation of “congress” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)