Definition of congruence in English:

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congruence

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒŋɡrʊəns/

noun

[mass noun]
Agreement or harmony; compatibility: the results show quite good congruence with recent studies
More example sentences
  • More momentously, geometric proofs are guided by our deep ability to see points, lines, shapes and their symmetries, similarities and congruences.
  • From coincidence, to congruence, to harmony, to synergy, the two films have to stand the new ground that they cut.
  • That is, in order to be homologous, structures must satisfy the tests of similarity, congruence and conjunction.
Synonyms
compatibility, consistency, conformity, match, balance, consonance, rapport, parallelism, congruity;
consilience;
agreement, concord, accord, consensus, unanimity, harmony, unison, unity, concert

Derivatives

congruency

noun
Example sentences
  • The benefit of community involvement and congruency with the mission statement should be emphasized as part of this process.
  • And companies must themselves embody those stories with congruency and authenticity.
  • It's a lazy reflex to draw congruencies between a writer's manner and their prose, but her paragraphs have the same scrupulousness, the same deliberate observation.

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Line breaks: con|gru¦ence

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