matériel

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

Definition of matériel

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of matériel

French matériel, from matériel, adjective


MATÉRIEL Defined for English Language Learners

matériel

noun

Definition of matériel for English Language Learners

  • : equipment and supplies used by soldiers


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