matériel

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noun ma·té·ri·el \mə-ˌtir-ē-ˈel\
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materiel

Definition of matériel

  1. :  equipment, apparatus, and supplies used by an organization or institution

Examples of matériel in a sentence

  1. the army is running short of clothing and other matériel

Origin and Etymology of matériel

French matériel, from matériel, adjective


First Known Use: 1819


MATÉRIEL Defined for English Language Learners

matériel

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noun ma·té·ri·el \mə-ˌtir-ē-ˈel\

Definition of matériel for English Language Learners

  • : equipment and supplies used by soldiers

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