[German guh-mahyn-shahft] /German gəˈmaɪnˌʃɑft/
noun, plural gemeinschaften
[German guh-mahyn-shahf-tuh n] /German gəˈmaɪnˌʃɑf tən/ (Show IPA). (often initial capital letter)
an association of individuals having sentiments, tastes, and attitudes in common; fellowship.
Sociology. a society or group characterized chiefly by a strong sense of common identity, close personal relationships, and an attachment to traditional and sentimental concerns.
noun (pl) -schaften (German) (-ʃaftən)
(often capital) a social group united by common beliefs, family ties, etc Compare gesellschaft
1887, from German gemeinschaft “social relationship based on affection or kinship” (contrasted with gesellschaft), from gemein “common, general” + -schaft “-ship.”
[jem-uh l] /ˈdʒɛm əl/ noun 1. a bottle consisting of two flasks set side by side with the necks curving in opposite directions.
/ˈdʒɛmˌfɪʃ/ noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. a food fish, Rexea solandri, of Australia, having a delicate flavour
[verb jem-uh-neyt; adjective, noun jem-uh-nit, -neyt] /verb ˈdʒɛm əˌneɪt; adjective, noun ˈdʒɛm ə nɪt, -ˌneɪt/ verb (used with or without object), geminated, geminating. 1. to make or become doubled or paired. adjective 2. Also, geminated. combined or arranged in pairs; twin; coupled. noun 3. Phonetics. a doubled consonant sound. adjective (ˈdʒɛmɪnɪt; -ˌneɪt) 1. combined in […]
[jem-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌdʒɛm əˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a doubling; duplication; repetition. 2. Phonetics. the doubling of a consonantal sound. 3. Rhetoric. the immediate repetition of a word, phrase, etc., for rhetorical effect. /ˌdʒɛmɪˈneɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or state of being doubled or paired 2. the doubling of a consonant 3. the immediate repetition of […]
/ɡɛˈmiːŋɡa; dʒəˈmiːŋɡə/ noun 1. (astronomy) one of the brightest and nearest gamma-ray sources, situated in the constellation Gemini. A pulsar, it is believed to be a spinning neutron star