Act of Congress Meaning in the Cambridge 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 ​overallsettlement under discussion would ​require an ​Act of ​Congress, the ​report said.
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