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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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(4.) 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.