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germane

[ jer-meyn ]
/ d蕭蓹r藞me瑟n /
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adjective
closely or significantly related; relevant; pertinent: Please keep your statements germane to the issue.
Obsolete. closely related.
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Origin of germane

Variant of german

OTHER WORDS FROM germane

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British Dictionary definitions for germane

germane
/ (d蕭蓽藧藞me瑟n) /

adjective
(postpositive usually foll by to) related (to the topic being considered); akin; relevantan idea germane to the conversation

Derived forms of germane

germanely, adverbgermaneness, noun

Word Origin for germane

variant of german
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