Definition of germaneness in US English:



  • See germane

    • ‘The importance of germaneness in the Senate is viewed by some to be critical to democracy.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Thus, while the union's showing of germaneness is weak, it is nonetheless sufficient.’
    • ‘Nonetheless, the topic is of great germaneness to world politics and should prompt someone else to a more thorough investigation.’