Quick answer
"Congress" is a noun which is often translated as "el congreso", and "convention" is a noun which is also often translated as "el congreso". Learn more about the difference between "congress" and "convention" below.
congress(
kang
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grihs
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (conference)
a. el congreso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There will be an international congress to talk about world hunger.Habrá un congreso internacional para hablar del hambre en el mundo.
Congress
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (U.S. Legislature)
a. el Congreso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Congress will be in session this week.El Congreso estará en sesiones esta semana.
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convention(
kuhn
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vehn
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chihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (conference)
a. el congreso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When we arrived at the convention, we realized that we had left Gerald at the hotel.Cuando llegamos al congreso, nos dimos cuenta de que habíamos dejado a Gerald en el hotel.
b. la convención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Comic-Con is an international convention for fans of comics, video games, and much more.La Comic-Con es una convención internacional para fans de los cómics, los videojuegos y mucho más.
2. (usual practice)
a. el convencionalismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She is a woman who does not like to go by conventions.Se trata de una mujer a la que no le gusta seguir los convencionalismos.
b. la convención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There were certain workplace conventions I had to get used to when I moved to Germany.Había ciertas convenciones laborales a las que me tuve que acostumbrar cuando me mudé a Alemania.
c. la costumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Convention dictates that the bride should wear something blue, something borrowed, and so on.Según la costumbre, la novia debe llevar algo azul, algo prestado y demás.
3. (agreement)
a. el convenio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The nations who signed the convention agreed to reduce their carbon emissions by five percent.Las naciones que firmaron el convenio acordaron reducir sus emisiones de carbono un cinco por ciento.
b. la convención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This group has violated the recently approved human rights convention.Este grupo violó la convención de derechos humanos que acaba de aprobarse.
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