Mnemonic - East and west Germany were closely or significantly related
Word - Germane
a) closely or significantly related
Part of Speech - adjective
Synonyms - akin, appropriate, on the button, fitting
Antonyms - unsuitable, inappropriate, unseemly
1 There has always been a germane relationship between power and exploitation.
2 It is widely believed that hard work and belief in one's ability are germane to success.
3 He quickly got down to solve the problem looking for familiar germane patterns.
4 We talk of the present, your future plans are not germane to our discussion.
5 The leaders of the two countries will meet today to discuss nuclear cooperation and other germane issues.
6 Custody of the child, alimony, parenting time are a few germane issues faced by a divorced couple.