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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From messen. Cognate to Old English ġemǣte (whence English meet).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈmɛːs/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈmeːs/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: ge‧mäß

AdjectiveEdit

gemäß (comparative gemäßer, superlative am gemäßesten)

  1. corresponding to; matching to
    Sie sucht eine ihren Qualifikationen gemäße Arbeitstelle.
    She is looking for a job suited to her qualifications.

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PrepositionEdit

gemäß (+ dative)

  1. according to, in accordance with

ReferencesEdit

  • gemäß in Duden online
  • gemäß” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache