Meaning of “Act of Congress” in the English Dictionary


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Act of Congressnoun [ C ]

uk us plural Acts of Congress LAW

a new law that is made by the US Senate and House of Representatives, usually after it has been signed by the President:

The overall settlement under discussion would require an Act of Congress, the report said.

(Definition of “Act of Congress” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)