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germane

Saltos de línea: ger|mane
Pronunciación: /dʒəːˈmeɪn
 
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Definición de germane en inglés:

adjetivo

Relevant to a subject under consideration: that is not germane to our theme
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This is a highly germane consideration for an economy on the threshold of emerging market style debt trap dynamics.
  • Professor Crout delivered his remarks, which were certainly germane to the subject.
  • It deals with a subject inherently germane to every military officer, no matter the service.
Sinónimos

Origen

early 17th century: variant of german, with which it was synonymous from Middle English. The current sense has arisen from a usage in Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Derivados

germanely

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • Normally, taxonomies are composed by experts, as when a librarian enters a book into a catalogue and picks the keywords that most germanely identify the book.
  • I think both approaches are useful to understanding games, though I lean towards ludology as more germanely important.
  • The final segment was introduced by the former commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and, more germanely, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera.

germaneness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Nonetheless, the topic is of great germaneness to world politics and should prompt someone else to a more thorough investigation.
  • He didn't include the little caveat about ‘leave others to decide germaneness’ on the air.
  • The rule of germaneness applies to an amendment and its relationship to a bill or a pending amendment.

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