materiality materiality  /mə ˌtɪ ri ˈæ lɪ ti/


  1. (n) relevance requiring careful consideration
  2. (n) the quality of being physical; consisting of matter



  • There are strict standards, including the standard of materiality.



  1. "I was a producer of materiality and I am ashamed of this fact," Mr Starck told German weekly newspaper Die Zeit. "I will definitely give up in two years' time. I want to do something else, but I don't know what yet. I want to find a new way...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Philippe Starck Source:

  2. "We have not yet reached any conclusion on materiality as to these issues," said Don Carty, a Dell director who is chairman of the audit committee, in the statement. "We are continuing to investigate the matter fully."
    on Sep 11, 2006 By: Don Carty Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "The ACCC received a number of divergent submissions from interested parties on the materiality of roaming fees to consortia bidding on new toll road projects," Mr Samuel said. "However, Transurban's increased control over roaming fees will...
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Graeme Samuel Source:

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