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noun [U] (MONEY)    /məˈtɪə.ri.ə.lɪ.zəm/ US  /-ˈtɪr.i-/
C2 the belief that having money and possessions is the most important thing in life : So have we become a self-centred society , preoccupied with materialism?Greedy
(Definition of materialism noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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