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materialnoun

uk   /məˈtɪə.ri.əl/  us   /-ˈtɪr.i-/

material noun (PHYSICAL SUBSTANCE)

B2 [C] a physical substance that things can be made from: building materials, such as stone Crude oil is used as the raw (= basic) material for making plastics.
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material noun (INFORMATION)

B1 [C or U] information used when writing something such as a book, or information produced in various forms to help people or to advertise products: I'm in the process of collecting material for an article that I'm writing.
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material noun (CLOTH)

B1 [C or U] cloth that can be used to make things such as clothes: How much material will you need to make the skirt?
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material noun (EQUIPMENT)

materials B1 [plural] equipment that you need for a particular activity: "Do we need any writing materials?" "Only a pen and a pencil." teaching materials

materialadjective

uk   /məˈtɪə.ri.əl/  us   /-ˈtɪr.i-/

material adjective (PHYSICAL)

relating to physical objects or money rather than emotions or the spiritual world: the material world Material wealth never interested her.

material adjective (IMPORTANT)

formal important or having an important effect: If you have any information that is material to the investigation, you should state it now.
(Definition of material from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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