Quick answer
"Congress" is a noun which is often translated as "el congreso", and "meeting" is a noun which is often translated as "la reunión". Learn more about the difference between "congress" and "meeting" 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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meeting(
mi
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dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (assembly)
a. la reunión
(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).
We are holding a very important meeting this afternoon.Vamos a celebrar una reunión muy importante esta tarde.
b. la junta
(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).
The meeting to discuss the new bike lanes was canceled.La junta para discutir los nuevos carriles bici fue cancelada.
2. (encounter)
a. el encuentro
(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).
I knew we wouldn't get along from our first meeting.Supe que no nos llevaríamos desde nuestro primer encuentro.
b. la cita
(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).
(prearranged)
I scheduled a meeting with my financial advisor to discuss my assets.Acordé una cita con mi asesor financiero para hablar sobre mis activos.
3. (junction)
a. la confluencia
(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).
The leaders met at the meeting of their two lands.Los líderes se encontraron en la confluencia de sus dos tierras.
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