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con·ver·gent

(kon-ver'jent),
Tending toward a common point.

con·ver·gent

(kŏn-vĕr'jĕnt)
Tending toward a common point.

convergent

(kŏn-vĕr′jĕnt)
Tending toward a common point.
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Based on resource dependence theory (Pfeffer and Salancik, 1978), this study shows that asymmetric dependencies lead a firm to configure an alliance portfolio convergently.
Ladder webs apparently evolved convergently in araneids and nephilids, perhaps in order to exploit new websites (trees) or food resources.
10,000 years) backed by mountain ranges disappear during glacial phases convergently evolved vegetation types
2000) concluded that silk stabilimenta evolved convergently at least nine times among orb weaving spiders.
1998), whose construction behavior is much more rigidly ordered and in which gradual web extension does not occur, then these less ordered aspects of construction must be convergently derived in theridiids.