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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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  • Palace: List of priority bills to be reviewed
    Malacanang said on Thursday that there will be “further review and fine-tuning” of the list of priority bills to ensure congruence in the priority measures of the Executive and Legislative branches of government. President Benigno Aquino III earlier mentioned six priority measures in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA). All in all, there […] Read more on this news related to 'Congruence'
  • Planning commission gives go-ahead for Salem Woods addition, S. Davis St. daycare
    The Conway Planning Commission was receptive Monday night to local developer Hal Crafton’s request to rezone about 3 acres in congruence with his 22-acre Salem Woods Subdivision, which engulfs the smaller property on three sides. The commission was in agreement that it made sense to rezone the property from A-1 agricultural to R-1 single-family, allowing it to b Read more on this news related to 'Congruence'

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