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Congress

noun [U]  /ˈkɑŋ·ɡrəs/
politics & government the elected group of people in the US who are responsible for making the law, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives: Congress has rejected the president’s plan. congressional    /kənˈɡreʃ·ən·əl/ adjective [not gradable] a congressional committee
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