congreso

USAGE NOTE
This word must begin with a capital letter in the second sense shown at the masculine noun.
congreso(
kohng
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greh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (convention)
a. conference
Los directivos de la empresa asistieron al congreso anual de comercio.The executives of the company attended the annual trade conference.
b. congress
Quisiera agradacerles por asistir al congreso anual de la Sociedad Americana del Cáncer.I would like to thank you all for attending the annual congress of the American Cancer Society.
2. (building)
a. Congress building
Hicimos un tour en el Congreso y la casa del presidente.We went on a tour of the Congress building and the president's house.
b. Parliament building
Una llamada anónima aseguró que hay una bomba en el Congreso.An anonymous call claimed there's a bomb in the Parliament building.
Congreso
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (politics)
a. Congress
El Congreso está debatiendo la legalización del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo.Congress is debating the legalization of gay marriage.
b. Parliament
El Congreso no autorizó la intervención militar en Siria.Parliament has not authorized military action in Syria.
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congreso
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de una especialidad)
a. conference, congress
2. (en españa)
a.
el CongresoCongress
3. (edificio)
a. parliament building
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congreso
1 [de científicos, profesionales, políticos] conference
un congreso médico a medical conference
se ha celebrado un congreso sobre el sida primer congreso internacional de escritores en lengua castellana la clausura del V Congreso Regional del PSOE
congreso anual annual conference
2 (Política)
Congreso (en Reino Unido) Parliament; (en EEUU) Congress
esa ley tiene que ser aprobada por el congreso
Congreso de los Diputados (España) (Política) House of Commons; House of Representatives; (EEUU)
The Congreso de los Diputados, the lower house in the Spanish Parliament, has 350 seats. Members (diputados) are elected by proportional representation for a maximum term of four years. The house itself chooses the prime minister (Presidente del Gobierno) by majority vote and he/she is invited in turn by the King to form the government.
note See culture box in entry corte.note See culture box in entry senado.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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