congress / noun ˈkɒŋ grɪs; verb kənˈgrɛs, kəŋ- /


congress2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the national legislative body of the U.S., consisting of the Senate, or upper house, and the House of Representatives, or lower house, as a continuous institution.this body as it exists for a period of two years during which it has the same membership: the Ninety-Seventh Congress.a session of this body: to speak in Congress.
  2. the national legislative body of a nation, especially of a republic.
  3. a formal meeting or assembly of representatives for the discussion, arrangement, or promotion of some matter of common interest.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to assemble together; meet in congress.

congress 近义词

n. 名词 noun

delegation of representatives


  1. Pauli wrote to Jung reporting a dream he had about a physics congress with many participants.
  2. Historically the reelection rate for members of Congress is in the area of 95 percent.
  3. The breakdown of the 114th Congress is 80 percent white, 80 percent male, and 92 percent Christian.
  4. With all that said, representation of each of these respective communities has increased in the new Congress.
  5. This Congress will welcome more women than ever before at 19 percent of the House and 20 percent of the Senate.
  6. How far has Congress really evolved on race when in 50 years it has gone from one black senator to two?
  7. In nine days he returned, bringing us the thanks of congress, and fresh orders.
  8. He was a member of the first provincial congress, and eighteen years lieutenant governor of the state of New York.
  9. Our army, under the command of General Houston, was in front of Harrisburg, to which place the congress had retreated.
  10. Congress declared the authority of England over the thirteen colonies abolished.
  11. During the revolutionary war he was commissary-general to the Pennsylvania division, and printer to congress.