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congress

  

      n  
1    a meeting or conference, esp. of representatives of a number of sovereign states  
2    a national legislative assembly  
3    a society or association  
4    sexual intercourse  
     (C16: from Latin congressus from congredi to meet with, from com- together + gradi to walk, step)  


African National Congress  
      n   (in South Africa) a political party, founded in 1912 as an African nationalist movement and banned there from 1960 to 1990 because of its active opposition to apartheid: in 1994 won South Africa's first multiracial elections,   (Abbrev.)    ANC  
Congress  
      n  
1    the bicameral federal legislature of the U.S., consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate  
2    this body during any two-year term  
3      (Also called)    Congress Party          (in India) a major political party, which controlled the Union government from 1947 to 1977,   (Official name)    Indian National Congress  
  Congressional      adj  
Congress of Industrial Organizations  
      n   (in the U.S.) a federation of industrial unions formed in 1935. It united with the AFL in 1955 to form the AFL-CIO,   (Abbrev.)    CIO  
Congress of Vienna  
      n   the European conference held at Vienna from 1814--15 to settle the territorial problems left by the Napoleonic Wars  
Continental Congress  
      n   the assembly of delegates from the North American rebel colonies held during and after the War of American Independence. It issued the Declaration of Independence (1776) and framed the Articles of Confederation (1777)  
Indian National Congress  
      n   the official name for Congress (the political party)  
Member of Congress  
      n   a member of the U.S. Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives  
Trades Union Congress  
      n   the major association of British trade unions, which includes all the larger unions,   (Abbrev.)    TUC  
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congress  
      n  
1    a meeting or conference, esp. of representatives of a number of sovereign states  
2    a national legislative assembly  
3    a society or association  
4    sexual intercourse  
     (C16: from Latin congressus from congredi to meet with, from com- together + gradi to walk, step)  


African National Congress  
      n   (in South Africa) a political party, founded in 1912 as an African nationalist movement and banned there from 1960 to 1990 because of its active opposition to apartheid: in 1994 won South Africa's first multiracial elections,   (Abbrev.)    ANC  
Congress  
      n  
1    the bicameral federal legislature of the U.S., consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate  
2    this body during any two-year term  
3      (Also called)    Congress Party   (in India) a major political party, which controlled the Union government from 1947 to 1977,   (Official name)    Indian National Congress  
  Congressional      adj  
Congress of Industrial Organizations  
      n   (in the U.S.) a federation of industrial unions formed in 1935. It united with the AFL in 1955 to form the AFL-CIO,   (Abbrev.)    CIO  
Congress of Vienna  
      n   the European conference held at Vienna from 1814--15 to settle the territorial problems left by the Napoleonic Wars  
Continental Congress  
      n   the assembly of delegates from the North American rebel colonies held during and after the War of American Independence. It issued the Declaration of Independence (1776) and framed the Articles of Confederation (1777)  
Indian National Congress  
      n   the official name for Congress (the political party)  
Member of Congress  
      n   a member of the U.S. Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives  
Trades Union Congress  
      n   the major association of British trade unions, which includes all the larger unions,   (Abbrev.)    TUC  

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congress

  
  
assembly, chamber of deputies, conclave, conference, convention, convocation, council, delegates, diet, house, legislative assembly, legislature, meeting, parliament, quango, representatives  

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n.
person at a party
exp.
celebrate smth. with excitement; party wildly; party all night long
exp.
acronym for Let Me Know, as to ask the other party to get back to you
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
n.
an agreement through which one of the parties is offered very advantageous conditions because of the special relation with the partner
[Bus.] most frequently ,"sweetheart deal" has a negative connotation implying the idea of illegality or immorality .
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