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materially

[ muh-teer-ee-uh-lee ]
/ məˈtɪər i ə li /
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adverb
to an important degree; considerably: Their endorsement didn't help materially.
with reference to matter or material things and conditions; physically.
Philosophy. with regard to matter or substance as distinguished from form.
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Origin of materially

1350–1400; Middle English. See material, -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for materially

materially
/ (məˈtɪərɪəlɪ) /

adverb
to a significant extent; considerablyhis death alters the situation materially
with respect to material objects
philosophy with respect to substance as distinct from form
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