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material

noun (EQUIPMENT)
设备
 
 
/məˈtɪə.ri.əl/ US  /-ˈtɪr.i-/
materials [plural] equipment that you need for a particular activity
用具,设备
"Do we need any writing materials?" "Only a pen and a pencil."
“我们需要什么文具吗?”“只要一只钢笔和一只铅笔就行。”
teaching materials
教具
Things needed for a task
(Definition of material noun (EQUIPMENT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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