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material in Law topic

materialmaterial2 ●○○ adjective [usually before noun]  1 NEEDrelating to your money, possessions, living conditions etc, rather than the needs of your mind or soul opp spiritualmaterial goods/possessions/wealth etc The spiritual life is more important than material possessions. a society that places high importance on material rewards2 REAL/NOT FALSE OR ARTIFICIALrelating to the real world and physical objects, rather than religious or spiritual things opp spiritual According to some, the material world is all that exists.3 lawSCL important and needing to be considered when making a decision opp irrelevant material evidencematerial to facts material to the investigation4 IMPORTANT formal important and having a noticeable effect opp immaterial material changes to the schedule materially
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materialAt an individual or party level discourses not only mediate between material conditions and their interpretation but can organise experience itself.Material damage to the ship was negligible.Selfhood, in other words, has individual identity only as it exists in material form.The search for human origins in the material record, by the techniques of archaeology, could begin.The cocoon is another material resource used, directly or indirectly, for musical purposes.a material witnessmaterial rewardsFinally, the satisfaction of the job is regarded by sentimental observers as sufficient compensation for the lack of material rewards.The bureaucracy enjoys more material rewards and privileges than other sectors of society.Just as material rewards are disappearing, job security is barely a memory and company loyalty a psychic fossil.The data showed that information specialists' actions were often impelled not simply by material rewards or to avoid punishment.the material worldFlash heat, volcanism, lightning, wind, and waves all renew the material world.His followers are to trust in the goodness and providence of their heavenly father and abandon their care about the material world.Such scientists refuse to admit that here they are dealing with another level or scale of being in the material world.The members of the second were practical men who were leaders and men of action in the material world.These are no doubt spiritual matters, but they have their analogue in the material world.The child's actions on the material world also provide a stimulus for conceptual development.That meant he could project his spirit as he slept, and wander the material world and even the spirit lands.For Marx the material world is the ultimate reality.material tofacts material to the investigation