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ger·mane

 (jər-mān′)
adj.
Related to a matter at hand, especially to a subject under discussion. See Synonyms at relevant.

[Middle English germain, having the same parents, closely connected; see german2.]

ger·mane′ly adv.

germane

(dʒɜːˈmeɪn)
adj
(usually foll by: to) related (to the topic being considered); akin; relevant: an idea germane to the conversation.
[variant of german2]
gerˈmanely adv
gerˈmaneness n

ger•mane

(dʒərˈmeɪn)

adj.
1. closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent: points germane to the subject.
2. Obs. closely related.
[1250–1300; < Old French germain; see german]
ger•mane′ly, adv.
ger•mane′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.germane - relevant and appropriate; "he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue"
relevant - having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"

germane

adjective relevant, related, significant, appropriate, fitting, material, allied, connected, suitable, proper, apt, applicable, pertinent, apposite, apropos, cognate, to the point or purpose the suppression of documents which were germane to the case
foreign, irrelevant, inappropriate, unrelated, immaterial, extraneous

germane

adjective
Related to the matter at hand:
Idiom: to the point.
Translations
asiaankuuluvaolennainenrelevantti

germane

[dʒɜːˈmeɪn] ADJ (frm) (= relevant) that's not germane to the discussioneso no atañe a la discusión
the remark is not germaneel comentario no viene al caso

germane

[dʒɜːrˈmeɪn] adj (formal) germane to → se rapportant à

germane

adj (form)von Belang (geh)(to für)

germane

[dʒɜːˈmeɪn] adj (frm) to be germane to sthessere attinente a qc
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