con·​gru·​en·​cy | \ kən-ˈgrü-ən(t)-sē How to pronounce congruency (audio) , ˈkäŋ-grü-ən(t)- \
plural congruencies

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Examples of congruency in a Sentence

at least he acts in congruency with his avowed beliefs and values
Recent Examples on the Web Anyone who listened and watched the way Cristobal and Sewell played off each other understood in an instant that there’s a congruency of vision. John Canzano | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "Canzano: Oregon Ducks making us change the way we watch them," 12 Oct. 2019 Give the Titans credit -- there’s total congruency in the franchise. oregonlive, "Canzano: Time for the Tennessee Titans to set Marcus Mariota free," 15 Oct. 2019 And then your periods are also bound to slide back out of congruency. Seventeen, "Sorry, You're Not Actually Syncing Periods With Your Friends," 11 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of congruency

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Congruency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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