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con·gress·man

 (kŏng′grĭs-mən)
n.
A man who is a member of the US Congress, especially of the House of Representatives.

Congressman

(ˈkɒŋɡrɛsmən)
n, pl -men
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) a male member of Congress, esp of the House of Representatives

con•gress•man

(ˈkɒŋ grɪs mən)

n., pl. -men.
(often cap.) a member of a congress, esp. of the U.S. House of Representatives.
[1770–80, Amer.]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.congressman - a member of the United States House of Representativescongressman - a member of the United States House of Representatives
rep - informal abbreviation of `representative'
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
Translations
عُضْو مَجْلِس النُّوّاب
člen Kongresu
mandligt kongresmedlem
jäsenkansanedustajakongressi
kongresszusi tag
òingmaîurþingmaður
議員
člen Kongresu

congressman

[ˈkɒŋgresmən] N (congressmen (pl)) (US) → diputado m, miembro m del Congreso

Congressman

congressman [ˈkɒŋgrɪsmən] n (US) (POLITICS)membre m du Congrès

Congressman

n pl <-men> → Kongressabgeordnete(r) m

congressman

[ˈkɒŋgrɛsmən] n (-men (pl)) (Am) → membro del Congresso

congress

(ˈkoŋgres) , ((American) -gris) noun
1. a formal meeting, especially an assembly of delegates etc.
2. a law-making body or parliament, especially that of the United States. He has been elected to Congress.
conˈgressional (-ʃənl) adjective
ˈcongressman noun
ˈcongresswoman noun
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