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One entry found for congress.
Main Entry: con·gress
Pronunciation: primarystresseng-grschwas
Function: noun
1 : a formal meeting of delegates for discussion and action
2 : the chief lawmaking body of a nation and especially of a republic that in the U.S. is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives
3 : an association of organizations having a common interest
- con·gres·sion·al /kschwan-primarystressgresh-nschwal, -schwan-schwal/ adjective
- con·gres·sion·al·ly /-emacron/ adverb

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