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An example use of congress in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… launched in 1971 by congress the day …”
Congress is a meeting of representatives of different countries.
the word congress occurs in english on average 54.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.