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 (kən-grĕsh′ə-nəl, kəng-)
1. Of or relating to a congress: a congressional convention.
2. Relating to or working in the office of a member or members of a congress: a congressional aide.
A member of a congress.

con·gres′sion·al·ly adv.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a congress
conˈgressionalist n
conˈgressionally adv


(kənˈgrɛʃ ə nl, kəŋ-)

1. of or pertaining to a congress.
2. (cap.) of or pertaining to the U.S. Congress.
[1685–95; < Latin congressiōn-, s. of congressiō meeting (see congress, -tion) + -al1]
con•gres′sion•al•ist, n.
con•gres′sion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.congressional - of or relating to congress; "congressional hearing"
خاص بِمَجْلِس الشُّيوخ والنُّوّاب
löggjafaròings-; ráîstefnu-
kongreye ait


[kɒŋˈgreʃənl] ADJdel congreso


Congressional [kənˈgrɛʃənəl] adj (US) (POLITICS) [policy, action, leader] → du Congrès


adj delegate, meetingKongress-


[kɒŋˈgrɛʃənl] adj (Am) → del Congresso


(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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CGSI was founded as a private enterprise in 1995, but began 20 years earlier as a specialized publication producer of the Congressional Environmental and Energy Study Conference in the House of Representatives.
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Of the recommendations made in this report, Bush aides claim that only twenty require congressional approval, while eighty-five can be carried out by executive order alone.

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