Definition of congruence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkɒŋɡruəns//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːŋɡruəns//
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  1. 1(geometry) the quality of having the same size and shape congruence between A and B Note the lack of congruence between the two trees.
  2. 2the quality of being suitable for something, or being appropriate in a particular situation You need to test for congruence, to try the information and get a feel of its ‘rightness’.