Definition of “congressional” - English Dictionary

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“congressional” in British English

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congressionaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /kəŋˈɡreʃ.ən.əl/ us /kəŋˈɡreʃ.ən.əl/

belonging or related to the US Congress:

a congressional committee
congressional elections

More examples

  • He blocked congressional approval of the rescue plan.
  • His resignation touched off a scramble for his non-voting congressional seat.
  • In congressional hearings, company directors denied negligence.

(Definition of “congressional” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)