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a. Agreement, harmony, conformity, or correspondence.
b. An instance of this: "What an extraordinary congruence of genius and era" (Rita Rack).
a. The state of being congruent.
b. A statement that two quantities are congruent.
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1. the quality or state of corresponding, agreeing, or being congruent
2. (Mathematics) maths the relationship between two integers, x and y, such that their difference, with respect to another positive integer called the modulus, n, is a multiple of the modulus. Usually written x ≡ y (mod n), as in 25 ≡ 11 (mod 7)
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con•gru•ence(ˈkɒŋ gru əns, kənˈgru-, kəŋ-)
1. the quality or state of agreeing or corresponding.
2. a relation between two numbers in which the numbers give the same remainder when divided by a given number.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
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a correspondence in physical structure or thought; harmony. Also congruity. — congruent, adj.See also: Agreement
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noun compatibility, accord, agreement, harmony, coincidence, correspondence, consistency, conformity, concurrence, congruity the absence of the necessary congruence between political, cultural and economic forces
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congruence[ˈkɒŋgrʊəns] N congruency [ˈkɒŋgrʊənsɪ] N → congruencia f
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