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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
materialism /mə'tiəriəlizm/
  • danh từ
    • chủ nghĩa duy vật
      • dialectical materialism: duy vật biện chứng
      • historical materialism: duy vật lịch sử
    • sự nặng nề vật chất, sự quá thiên về vật chất
Concise Dictionary
mə'tɪərɪəlɪzm
noun
+a desire for wealth and material possessions with little interest in ethical or spiritual matters
+(philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 (usually disapproving) the belief that money, possessions and physical comforts are more important than spiritual values: the greed and materialism of modern society
2 (philosophy) the belief that only material things exist
Compare: IDEALISM

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