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congress
American English: /ˈkɑŋɡrəs/
British English: /ˈkɒŋɡrɛs/

Translation of congress in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (conference)
    Example sentences
    • In the past, disputes at Green party congresses were often vehement and passionate, although usually conducted on a very low level.
    • At the same time, the party congress was instructive in exposing the political background of the latest round of anti-foreigner and German nationalist agitation.
    • Hundreds of psychologists from all over the world attend our annual conventions, and hundreds of U.S. psychologists attend international congresses and other overseas meetings each year.
  • 2
    also: Congress
    (in US)
    el Congreso (de los Estados Unidos)
    Example sentences
    • As you know, I have spend most of week up on Capitol Hill covering the Congress.
    • She could get seven years and says she plans to take her case to the United Nations and the U.S. Congress.
    • The Congress of the United States and the president of the United States unite.
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Cultural Note: Congress

El Congreso es el organismo nacional legislativo de Estados Unidos. Se reúne en el Capitolio Capitol - The Capitol y está compuesto por dos cámaras, el Senado Senate y la Cámara de Representantes House of Representatives. Se renueva cada dos años y su función es elaborar leyes. Toda nueva ley debe ser aprobada primero por las dos cámaras y posteriormente por el Presidente President.