Terminology: Germane \jər-mān′\ adj.

Relevant, pertinent to a matter.

Used by a judge who did not want to spend any more time discussing the motion unless it became germane (relevant to the case).


Possible Translations

Spanish: pertinente, relacionado

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  1. Thanks for sharing this post Caitlin. I have also heard in Spanish the following synonyms or phrases: conducente, concerniente, “lo adecuado”, “que viene al caso”, ” que viene a propósito”, “que guarda relación”.


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