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materiality

[muh-teer-ee-al-i-tee] /məˌtɪər iˈæl ɪ ti/
noun, plural materialities for 2.
1.
material nature or quality.
2.
something material.
Origin of materiality
1520-1530
1520-30; < Medieval Latin māteriālitās. See material, -ity
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materiality

/məˌtɪərɪˈælɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being physical or material
2.
substance; matter
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Word Origin and History for materiality
n.

1520s, "that which is the matter of something," from Modern Latin materialitas, from materialis (see material (adj.)). From 1560s as "quality of being material;" 1640s as "quality of being important to matters at hand."

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