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materiel

equipment and supplies of a military force; an aggregate of things used in any business or undertaking: requisition the necessary materiel for the operation
Not to be confused with:
material – substance out of which a thing can be made: I bought the material for the drapes.

ma·te·ri·el

or ma·té·ri·el  (mə-tîr′ē-ĕl′)
n.
The equipment, apparatus, and supplies of a military force or other organization.

[French matériel, consisting of matter, materiel, from Old French material; see material.]

materiel

(məˌtɪərɪˈɛl) or

matériel

n
(Military) the materials and equipment of an organization, esp of a military force. Compare personnel
[C19: from French: material]

ma•té•ri•el

or ma•te•ri•el

(məˌtɪər iˈɛl)

n.
the aggregate of equipment and supplies used by an organization, as the military. Compare personnel.
[1805–15; < French; see material]

materiel

All items (including ships, tanks, self-propelled weapons, aircraft, etc., and related spares, repair parts, and support equipment, but excluding real property, installations, and utilities) necessary to equip, operate, maintain, and support military activities without distinction as to its application for administrative or combat purposes. See also equipment; personal property.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.materiel - equipment and supplies of a military forcemateriel - equipment and supplies of a military force
baggage - the portable equipment and supplies of an army
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
marching order - equipage for marching; "the company was dressed in full marching order"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

materiel

or matériel
noun
Things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose:
accouterment (often used in plural), apparatus, equipment, gear, material (used in plural), outfit, paraphernalia, rig, tackle, thing (used in plural), turnout.
Translations

materiel

[məˌtɪərɪˈel] N (US) → material m bélico

matériel

n (US) → Ausrüstung f
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To Agafea Mihalovna, to the nurse, to his grandfather, to his father even, Mitya was a living being, requiring only materiel care, but for his mother he had long been a mortal being, with whom there had been a whole series of spiritual relations already.
Des gendarmes ont saisi et detruit, lundi et mardi dans les sous-prefectures de N'Douci et Tiassale du materiel appartenant a des orpailleurs clandestins.
L'Armee de l'Air nigeriane (NAF) a annonce, samedi, l'achevement du transport aerien de materiel de secours vers le Mozambique et le Zimbabwe pour venir en aide aux victimes des inondations massives qui ont touche certaines communautes dans ces pays en avril 2019.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - The Prime Minister, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Adel Abdul Mahdi, has ordered to conduct comprehensive investigation into the explosion of materiel warehouses in Al-Saqr camp south of Baghdad.
The US Army Materiel Command is the Army's premier provider of materiel readiness--materiel development, logistics power projection, and sustainment--to the total force, across the spectrum of joint military operations.
A la suite de la decision de saisir le materiel de diffusion de la chaine privee Nessma TV, le Syndicat national des journalistes tunisiens (SNJT) a impute au proprietaire de la chaine la responsabilite des recents developpements.
Le fait saillant est que du materiel high tech, dont un detecteur d'explosifs, ou des produits d'alerte comme les bandes d'eveil de vigilance, ont ete concus et fabriques dans leur integralite en Algerie.
A key output of JCIDS is to produce a development strategy across the doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, facilities, and policy (DOTMLPF-P) domains, shown in Figure 1, which are the elements of a capability.
This edition of Army Sustainment explores materiel management at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels.
In unified land operations, the demands of Health Service Support (HSS) and the nature of its materiel requirements have resulted in common observations as far back as the American Civil War (1):
Et qui dit technologie, fait reference au materiel medical, aux dispositifs medicaux, un business qui rapporte gros et que certains ont toujours su exploiter a outrance depuis des decennies mettant a profit le vide juridique qui caracterise le materiel medical importe par les differentes societes et intermediaires dont les dispositifs medicaux n'ont jamais ete soumis au controle.
It gives US forces access to "agreed locations" on a rotational basis for "security cooperation exercises; joint and combined training activities; humanitarian assistance and disaster relief activities." The activities may include "training; transit; support and related activities; refueling of aircraft; bunkering of vessels; temporary maintenance of vehicles, vessels and aircraft; temporary accommodation of personnel; communications; prepositioning of equipment, supplies and materiel; deploying forces and materiel; and other such other activities."

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