congruence congruence  /ˈkɔn ɡru əns/


  • (n) the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate



  1. But it added that the recent extension of the preclearance requirement passed the more demanding congruence and proportionality test, too.
  2. So a teacher might say: 'I have a problem teaching congruence to 14-year-olds.
  3. We should not ignore this congruence, but it could prove coincidental.


  • Colo Colo presents Francis abstracts

    Keith M. Francis is having a new, bold, abstract, solo exhibition titled "Congruence" through June 18 at Colo Colo Gallery in New Bedford.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times


  1. Crocker said, "There was pretty good congruence right down the line -- support for a secure, stable, democratic, federal Iraq, in control of its own security, at peace with its neighbors."
    on May 28, 2007 By: Ryan Crocker Source: Washington Post

  2. "We recognise that cooperation and competition can overlap, as it is not possible to have a perfect congruence of interests between two nations as vast and diverse as India and China. Such competition or lack of cooperation must not be misunderstood...
    on Jan 7, 2010 By: SM Krishna Source: Indian Express

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