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★ material [(n) 原料, 素材,材料;資料;生地;道具;人材 || (adj) 物質(上)の;有形の;重要で必須な

* materialism (n): 唯物論

In the immense majority of children there is the raw material of a good citizen, and also the raw material of a criminal.

My acknowledgments are due to my wife for constant help, both by criticism and by collection of material ; also to all the German Socialists, whether leaders or followers, with whom I have come in contact, for their uniform courtesy, and for their kind assistance in supplying information.

Silicon has become an important material, not only in electronics, but also in architecture.

We must handle radioactive materials with care.

What kind of material is the bridge made of?
 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.]