Meaning of “materialism” - Learner’s Dictionary

materialism

noun [ U ] us uk /məˈtɪəriəlɪzəm/

the belief that having money and possessions is the most important thing in life

materialistic adjective us uk /məˌtɪəriəˈlɪstɪk/

believing in materialism

(Definition of “materialism” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)