materially


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ma·te·ri·al·ly

 (mə-tîr′ē-ə-lē)
adv.
1. With regard to the physical world.
2. With regard to matter as distinguished from form.
3. To a significant extent or degree; substantially.

materially

(məˈtɪərɪəlɪ)
adv
1. to a significant extent; considerably: his death alters the situation materially.
2. with respect to material objects
3. (Philosophy) philosophy with respect to substance as distinct from form
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.materially - with respect to material aspects; "psychologically similar but materially different"
2.materially - to a significant degree; "it aided him materially in winning the argument"

materially

adverb significantly, much, greatly, considerably, essentially, seriously, gravely, substantially Profits fell materially below those earned in the previous year.
little, hardly, barely, scarcely, superficially, insignificantly, unsubstantially
Translations
ماديّاً
silněvýrazně
merkjanlega
önemli ölçüde

materially

[məˈtɪərɪəlɪ] ADV
1. (= physically) → materialmente
materially and emotionallymaterial y emocionalmente
2. (= importantly) → sustancialmente, sensiblemente
interest rates now are not materially different from last yearlos tipos de interés actuales no son sustancialmente or sensiblemente diferentes de los del año pasado
they are not materially differentno hay grandes diferencias entre ellos, no hay diferencias sustanciales or fundamentales entre ellos
that does not materially alter thingseso no afecta la situación de modo sustancial

materially

[məˈtɪəriəli] adv [help, benefit] → matériellement; [differ, change, affect] → matériellement; [different, false, inaccurate] → matériellement

materially

advgrundlegend, wesentlich; they are not materially differentsie unterscheiden sich nicht wesentlich

materially

[məˈtɪərɪəlɪ] adv (see adj) → dal punto di vista materiale, sostanzialmente

material

(məˈtiəriəl) noun
1. anything out of which something is, or may be, made. Tables are usually made from solid material such as wood.
2. cloth. I'd like three metres of blue woollen material.
adjective
1. consisting of solid(s), liquid(s), gas(es) or any combination of these. the material world.
2. belonging to the world; not spiritual. He wanted material things like money, possessions and power.
3. essential or important. evidence that is material to his defence.
maˈterially adverb
to a great or important extent. Circumstances have changed materially.
maˈterialize, maˈterialise verb
1. to take solid or bodily form. The figure materialized as we watched with astonishment.
2. (of something expected or hoped for) to happen. I don't think her plans will materialize.
maˌterialiˈzation, maˌterialiˈsation noun
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Lady Susan had heard something so materially to the disadvantage of my sister as to persuade her that the happiness of Mr.
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Pickwick also; and under the influence of which, that gentleman got himself into complicated entanglements with harness, and mixed up with horses and wheels of chaises, in the most surprising manner, firmly believing that by so doing he was materially forwarding the preparations for their resuming their journey.
But the tendency to rapid sinking in this substance was in the present instance materially counteracted by the other parts of the head remaining undetached from it, so that it sank very slowly and deliberately indeed, affording Queequeg a fair chance for performing his agile obstetrics on the run, as you may say.
It will not be easy to imagine any third mode materially different, which could rationally be proposed.
The new Constitution is, in this respect, materially different from the existing Confederation, as well as from that of the United Netherlands, and other similar confederacies.
It did not appear to him that Sir Walter could materially alter his style of living in a house which had such a character of hospitality and ancient dignity to support.
My presence, however, does not appear to operate as a stimulus, and in this respect I am materially disappointed.
My father's health was still very infirm, but not materially worse than when I last saw him; and I was glad I had it in my power to cheer him by my return, and to amuse him with singing his favourite songs.
Angell's conclusion, after discussing the experiments of Sherrington and Cannon, is: "I would therefore submit that, so far as concerns the critical suggestions by these two psychologists, James's essential contentions are not materially affected.
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