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congressional

[ kuhn-gresh-uh-nl, kuhng- ]
/ kənˈgrɛʃ ə nl, kəŋ- /
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adjective
of or relating to a congress.
(usually initial capital letter) of or relating to the Congress of the U.S.: a Congressional committee.
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Origin of congressional

1685–95; <Latin congressiōn- (stem of congressiō) a coming together, equivalent to congress(us) (see congress) + -iōn--ion + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for congressional

congressional
/ (kənˈɡrɛʃənəl) /

adjective
of or relating to a congress

Derived forms of congressional

congressionalist, nouncongressionally, adverb
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