immaterial immaterial  /ˌɪ mə ˈtɪ ri əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of no importance or relevance especially to a law case
  2. (adj) without material form or substance
  3. (adj) not consisting of matter
  4. (adj) not pertinent to the matter under consideration
  5. (adj) (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other

Usage(s):

  1. The whole thing will seem fishy to anyone who thinks we have immaterial souls running around in our bodies.
  2. Several of its supporters explain that that is immaterial, literature being concerned not with intentions but results.
  3. The truth about Burma, renamed as Myanmar by its generals, is that the sanctions debate is immaterial.

News

  1. Sinclair to Buy Dielectric for

    Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying the assets of Dielectric for “an immaterial and leverage neutral purchase price.”
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Television Broadcast

  2. Sinclair Broadcast Group Announces Agreement To Purchase The Assets Of Dielectric

    BALTIMORE, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Dielectric from SPX Corporation, for an immaterial and leverage neutral purchase...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  3. Sinclair to Buy Dielectric

    Sinclair Broadcast Group is buying the assets of Dielectric for “an immaterial and leverage neutral purchase price.”
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Television Broadcast

Quotes

  1. "We will verify that they will shut it. Whether they shut it before or not, that is immaterial," ElBaradei told reporters.
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "To suggest that not having Steven Spielberg is completely immaterial just seems ill-advised," said Katzenberg to the same group of investors. "Calmer heads need to prevail here."
    on Sep 22, 2007 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: Times Online

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