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congress

con·gress

congress

 
 
pronunciation:
kang grihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: the branch of a national government that makes laws.
The two part of the U.S. Congress are the Senate and the House of Representatives.
synonyms:
legislature
similar words:
assembly, council, senate
derivations: congressional (adj.), congressionally (adv.)
Word Builder: congress +
  • congressman:
    a man who is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • congresswoman:
    a woman who is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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