I. adjective Date: 1898 approving or favoring the German people and their institutions and customs II. noun Date: 1911 one that is Germanophile

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  • germanophile — [ ʒɛrmanɔfil ] adj. et n. • 1894; de germano et phile ♦ Qui aime les Allemands. N. f. GERMANOPHILIE . ● germanophile adjectif et nom Favorable aux Allemands, à l Allemagne. ● germanophile (synonymes) adjectif et nom Favorable aux Allemands, à l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Germanophile — [jər man′ə fīl΄] n. [ GERMANO + PHILE] a person who strongly admires Germany or its people, culture, customs, influence, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • Germanophile — /jeuhr man euh fuyl /, n. a person who is friendly toward or admires or studies Germany or German culture. [1860 65; GERMANO + PHILE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Germanophile — n. person who admires or studies Germany or German culture …   English contemporary dictionary

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