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congress

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈkɒŋ.ɡres/  us   /ˈkɑːŋ-/
a large formal meeting of representatives from countries or societies at which ideas are discussed and information is exchanged: an international/medical congress the congress of the Australian Council of Trade Unions
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  • Welcome to the party's triennial congress.
  • They met at a legal congress.
  • Next year's congress will take place in Delhi.
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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