Definition of materiality in English:

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Pronunciation: /məˌtirēˈalədē/

noun (plural materialities)

1The quality or character of being material or composed of matter.
Example sentences
  • First, the intangibility of speech better mirrors the materiality of ultimate reality (which is abstract, not concrete).
  • Through encountering the materiality of the site the woman encounters her own materiality in a new way and with renewed intensity.
  • Instead, subjectivity is constructed, coded and actively stretched across the materiality of networks.
1.1chiefly Law The quality of being relevant or significant: the applicant must establish materiality on the balance of probabilities
More example sentences
  • Give them equal significance; each is of equal materiality and significance.
  • Its materiality could only have the quality of materiality if it did more than record the bare fact that this was, in fact, a lease without the mortgagee's consent.
  • The Tribunal must consider the materiality and substantiality of the employer's reason.

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Syllabification: ma·te·ri·al·i·ty

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