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German

noun uk   /ˈdʒɜː.mən/  us   /ˈdʒɝː-/
[U] the language of Germany, Austria, and parts of Switzerland [C] a person from Germany: We have a group of Germans staying at the hotel.

German

adjective uk   /ˈdʒɜː.mən/  us   /ˈdʒɝː-/
belonging to or relating to Germany, its language, or its people
(Definition of German from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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