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English definition of “materialism”


noun [U]    /məˈtɪr·i·əˌlɪz·əm/
social studies the belief that money, possessions, and comfort are the most important things to obtain in life materialistic    /məˌtɪr·i·əˈlɪs·tɪk/ adjective I was a materialistic person, very career-oriented, with a large ego.
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