congressional

congressional

[kuhn-gresh-uh-nl, kuhng-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a congress.
2.
(usually initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the Congress of the U.S.: a Congressional committee.

Origin:
1685–95; < Latin congressiōn- (stem of congressiō) a coming together, equivalent to congress(us) (see congress) + -iōn- -ion + -al1

congressionalist, noun
congressionally, adverb
non-Congressional, adjective
precongressional, adjective
pro-Congressional, adjective
uncongressional, adjective
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Congress (ˈkɒŋɡrɛs)
 
n
1.  the bicameral federal legislature of the US, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate
2.  this body during any two-year term
3.  Also called: Congress Party, Official name: Indian National Congress (in India) a major political party, which controlled the Union government from 1947 to 1977
 
Con'gressional
 
adj

congressional (kənˈɡrɛʃənəl)
 
adj
of or relating to a congress
 
con'gressionalist
 
n
 
con'gressionally
 
adv

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