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nonmaterial

[non-muh-teer-ee-uh l] /ˌnɒn məˈtɪər i əl/
adjective
1.
not material or composed of matter.
2.
not involving, seeking, or primarily concerned with riches or material things; involving or concerned with the spiritual, intellectual, or cultural aspects of life.
3.
of or pertaining to the spirit or soul; spiritual:
to minister to a person's nonmaterial needs.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; non- + material
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  • Many of these things can not only be expressed in nonmaterial terms, they can be acquired by nonmaterial means.
  • The audit committee should inquire as to both material and nonmaterial differences.
  • Another group's shared abstract, nonmaterial, or ascribed ideas that one cannot know about without being told.
  • They should inquire as to both material and nonmaterial differences.
  • We noted the following nonmaterial but reportable matters.

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