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congress

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɑŋ·ɡrəs/
a formal meeting of representatives from countries or organizations at which ideas are discussed and information is exchanged: the fourth congress of the European Association for Lexicography
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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