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1. Having a logical connection with a subject matter or the consequential events or facts, or the knowledge of which would significantly affect a decision or course of action. See also materiality.
2. The matter from which something can be made. Material can include but is not limited to raw and processed material, components, parts, assemblies, sub-assemblies, fuels, lubricants, coolants, cleaning agents, and small tools and accessories that may be consumed directly or indirectly. Compare with materiel.

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Knowing the price of your material and the cost of your workers will let you determine the price you set for your product.
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Knowing the costs of the material for your product will let you know how much you need to charge to make profits.
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The young boy excitedly gathered together all the material he had lying around to build his tree house which he had dreamed of for many months.
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