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[muh-teer-ee-uh-lee] /məˈtɪər i ə li/

to an important degree; considerably:
Their endorsement didn’t help materially.
with reference to matter or things and conditions; physically.
Philosophy. with regard to matter or substance as distinguished from form.
to a significant extent; considerably: his death alters the situation materially
with respect to material objects
(philosophy) with respect to substance as distinct from form

late 14c., from material (adj.) + -ly (2).


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