from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislature, which attains the force of law if approved by the executive or if the executive's veto is overriden.
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- noun a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
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