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material

ma·te·ri·al

material

 
 
pronunciation:
m tir i l
part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything used for building or making new things. Wood, metal, paint, and paper are examples of materials.
They delivered the building materials to the construction site.I have to buy materials for my art class.
similar words:
ingredient, matter, substance
definition 2: cloth.
Karin bought some material for a new dress.
synonyms:
cloth, fabric, textile