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germane


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Germane  \Ger*mane"\,  a.  [See  {German}  akin,  nearly  related.] 
  Literally,  near  akin;  hence  closely  allied;  appropriate  or 
  fitting;  relevant. 
 
  The  phrase  would  be  more  germane  to  the  matter.  --Shak. 
 
  [An  amendment]  must  be  germane.  --Barclay 
  (Digest). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  germane 
  adj  :  having  close  kinship  and  appropriateness;  "he  asks  questions 
  that  are  germane  and  central  to  the  issue"  [syn:  {germane(p)}, 
  {related}] 




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