Definition of materially adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//məˈtɪəriəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//məˈtɪriəli//
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  1. 1(formal or law) in a noticeable or important way Their comments have not materially affected our plans. The letter contained materially inaccurate information.
  2. 2in a way that is connected with money, possessions or the physical world, rather than with the mind or spirit Materially they are no better off. Without creativity our lives would be spiritually and materially impoverished.