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Topic: MATHS

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , present participle of congruere 'to come together, agree'

congruent

adjective
     
con‧gru‧ent
1 formal fitting together well
2HM technical congruent triangles are the same size and shape
congruence noun [uncountable]
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