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materialism

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materialism/məˈtirijəˌlɪzəm/noun
materialism
/məˈtirijəˌlɪzəm/
noun
Learner's definition of MATERIALISM  
[noncount]
: a way of thinking that gives too much importance to material possessions rather than to spiritual or intellectual things
philosophy : the belief that only material things exist

— materialist

/məˈtirijəlɪst/noun,pluralmaterialists[count]

— materialistic

/məˌtirijəˈlɪstɪk/adjective,[more materialistic; most materialistic]
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