gemäß

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • 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

Adjective[edit]

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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Preposition[edit]

gemäß (+ dative)

  1. according to, in accordance with

References[edit]

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