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  1. act of Congress(Noun)

    Authorization that is extremely difficult to get, especially in a timely fashion.

  2. Origin: From the literal sense of act enacted by US Congress

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  1. Act of Congress

    An Act of Congress is a statute enacted by the United States Congress. It can either be a Public Law, relating to the general public, or a Private Law, relating to specific institutions or individuals. The term can be used in other countries with a legislature named "Congress," such as the Congress of the Philippines.


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