also Congressional
A congressional policy, action, or person relates to the United States Congress.

The president explained his plans to congressional leaders.

...a congressional report published on September 5th.

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  • Congressional — Con*gres sion*al, a. Of or pertaining to a congress, especially, to the Congress of the United States; as, congressional debates. [1913 Webster] Congressional and official labor. E. Everett. [1913 Webster] {Congressional District}, one of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congressional — index legislative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • congressional — 1690s, from L. congressionem (from congressus, see CONGRESS (Cf. congress)) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • congressional — adj. 2 g. 1. Pertencente a congresso. 2. Que emana do congresso …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • congressional — ☆ congressional [kən gresh′ə nəl ] adj. [< L congressio, a coming together (see CONGRESS BOOT) + AL] 1. of a congress 2. [C ] of Congress congressionally adv …   English World dictionary

  • congressional — UK [kənˈɡreʃ(ə)n(ə)l] / US adjective 1) relating to a congress a congressional committee 2) Congressional relating to the US Congress Congressional elections …   English dictionary

  • congressional — congressionalist, n. congressionally, adv. /keuhn gresh euh nl, keuhng /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a congress. 2. (usually cap.) of or pertaining to the Congress of the U.S.: a Congressional committee. [1685 95; < L congression (s. of… …   Universalium

  • congressional — adj. Congressional is used with these nouns: ↑action, ↑aide, ↑amendment, ↑approval, ↑authorization, ↑bill, ↑campaign, ↑candidate, ↑committee, ↑correspondent, ↑debate, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Congressional — see congressional …   English dictionary

  • congressional — congress ► NOUN 1) a formal meeting or series of meetings between delegates. 2) (Congress) a national legislative body, especially that of the US. 3) the action of coming together. DERIVATIVES congressional adjective. ORIGIN Latin congressus,… …   English terms dictionary

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