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congressperson Syllabification: con·gress·per·son
Pronunciation: /ˈkäNGɡrəsˌpərsən/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of congressperson in English:

noun (plural congresspeople or congresspersons)

A member of a legislative congress, especially the US House of Representatives.
Example sentences
  • It provides local activists with a tool to lobby city councils to urge their congresspersons to co-sponsor the legislation.
  • Your congressperson is supposed to ‘represent’ you in congress, not the president or your senators.
  • Such an effort could help amplify the efforts of thousands of interested individuals, cohere actions like ‘writing to your congressperson or Senator’ through standard forms and applications, etc.
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