Definition of congruence in US English:

congruence

noun

  • Agreement or harmony; compatibility.

    ‘the results show quite good congruence with recent studies’
    • ‘From coincidence, to congruence, to harmony, to synergy, the two films have to stand the new ground that they cut.’
    • ‘Until now America has never had an almost complete congruence between ideological and party identities.’
    • ‘That is, in order to be homologous, structures must satisfy the tests of similarity, congruence and conjunction.’
    • ‘High interpersonal congruence should foster harmonious and productive interactions for at least two reasons.’
    • ‘More momentously, geometric proofs are guided by our deep ability to see points, lines, shapes and their symmetries, similarities and congruences.’
    compatibility, consistency, conformity, match, balance, consonance, rapport, parallelism, congruity
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Pronunciation

congruence

/kənˈɡruəns//kənˈɡro͞oəns/