Meaning of “materialism” - Learner’s Dictionary

materialism

noun [ U ] uk us /məˈtɪəriəlɪzəm/

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

materialistic uk us /məˌtɪəriəˈlɪstɪk/ adjective

believing in materialism

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