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Definition of germane adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    germane

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dʒərˈmeɪn//
     
    [not usually before noun] germane (to something) (formal)
     
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  1. 1(of ideas, remarks, etc.) connected with something in an important or appropriate way synonym relevant
  2. 2 remarks that are germane to the discussion
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