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One who admires Germany, its people, and its culture.

Ger·man′o·phile′ adj.


(dʒɜːˈmænəˌfaɪl) or


a person having admiration for or devotion to Germany and the Germans
Germanophilia n


(dʒərˈmæn əˌfaɪl)

a person who favors, admires, or studies Germany, Germans, or German culture.


a person who is especially attracted to or interested in Germany, its people, culture, etc.
See also: Germany


[dʒɜːˈmænəfaɪl] Ngermanófilo/a m/f
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Molotov was something of a Germanophile who drew distinctions between the "Ideologues of National Socialism" and the "German nation, as one of the great nations of our times.
In 1852, he created his own platform, Dwight's Journal of Music, to disseminate his Germanophile attitudes regarding the musical development of the United States.
I have graduated from two American academies, I fly Russian aircraft, but I am neither a Russophile nor an Germanophile, nor an Americanophile.
It was subsequently collected in Otras inquisiciones (Other Inquisitions, 1952), making it, alongside "Definicion de un germanofilo" ("Definition of a Germanophile," 1940) and "Deutsches Requiem" (1946), one of Borges's most widely read essays on Nazism.
El mundo de afuera tells the story of the kidnapping of Don Diego, a Colombian Germanophile who admires Wagner's operas.
Son successeur, presente comme un germanophile et un germanophobe, Emmanuel Macron, a la difficile tache de retablir un equilibre precaire qui passe necessairement par les reformes de toutes les divergences franco-francaises cautionnees par le gouvernement Valls.
Genscher says he met Putin twice, a Germanophile, to broker Khodorkovsky's release to Germany, where the prisoner's mother was at the time undergoing medical treatment, before returning more recently to Moscow.
Valle-Inclan, en una curiosa carta (informacion que agradezco a Javier Serrano), "Interceptee par les Services de Renseignement francais", segun indica Paul Aubert (176), que la reproduce como inedita, recomienda a un desconocido destinatario, el 17 de julio de 1916, la necesidad de intensificar la propaganda aliada frente a la ofensiva alemana: "Ici la propagande germanophile s'accentue et cela tienta ce que beaucoup perdent peu a peu la foi et qu' il faut la ranimer.
jadis infectee de germanophile et qui restait ralliee plus ou moins sincerement a nous apres la guerre", AMAE, vol.
Although Robert de Montesquiou and the baron Doazan are two of the most likely keys for Charlus, the latter's haughtiness and insolence and the fact that he is a gay baron and a germanophile may owe something to the famous essay on homosexuality by the former head of the Parisian morality squad, Francois Carlier.
And Ayrault's background as a Germanophile and German-language speaker should also prove useful in building ties with France's powerful neighbour and in tackling Hollande's goal of reshaping Europe's economic policies.
Germanophile Jean-Marc Ayrault is expected to be named as Prime Minister and the rest of the government should be unveiled on Wednesday.