Measure of the estimated effect that the presence or absence of an item of information may have on the accuracy or validity of a statement. Materiality is judged in terms of its inherent nature, impact (influence) value, use value, and the circumstances (context) in which it occurs. Opposite of triviality. See also material fact.

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  • Gravity, a magnetic field, the moon and an atmosphere are materiality necessary for all forms of life to exist on earth.

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  • There may be something lacking in the market and if you can figure out the materiality effect of that you can take advantage.

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  • You should try to figure out how the materiality may change things for a project and adjust in the right way.

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