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Congruence Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    congruence n : the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate [syn: congruity, congruousness] [ant: incongruity, incongruity]
Congruence Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Congruence \Con"gru*ence\, n. [L. congruentia: cf. OF. cornguence.] Suitableness of one thing to another; agreement; consistency. --Holland.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Congruence'

Congruence is the state achieved by coming together, the state of agreement. The Latin congruere means to come together or agree. As an abstract term, congruence means similarity between objects. Congruence, as opposed to equivalence or approximation, is a relation which implies a kind of equivalence, though not complete equivalence.

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  • The Asian doctrine: Interpreting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy
    Be it during the last government or for the first 100 days of the new one, foreign policy has been an interesting topic of conversation, congruence and connivance. Read more on this news related to 'Congruence'
  • ZimAsset’s fundamental incongruence
    THE government has pinned the hope of the country’s economic recovery on Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZimAsset), an initiative that is meant to holistically address the challenges being faced by the various sectors of the economy. Read more on this news related to 'Congruence'

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