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British English: /məˈtɪərɪəl/
American English: /məˈtɪriəl/

Translation of material in German:


  • 2
    (not spiritual) materiell [often derogatory] (Mensch, Einstellung, Lebensführung)
  • 3
    (relevant, important) wesentlich
    be not material to something
    für etwas nicht relevant sein


  • 2in sing. or pl. (elements)
    Material, das
    (for novel, sermon also) Stoff, der
  • 4in pl.building/writing materials
    Bau-/Schreibmaterial, das
    cleaning materials
    Reinigungsmaterial, das
  • 5be leadership/university/officer etc. material
    das Zeug für einen Führungsposten/zum Hochschulstudium/zum Offizier usw. haben

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