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Dictionary definition for: Immaterial

1. (a) of no importance or relevance especially to a law case; "an objection that is immaterial after the fact"

2. (a) without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"

3. (a) not consisting of matter; "immaterial apparitions" "ghosts and other immaterial entities"

4. (s) not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate" "the price was immaterial" "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"

5. (s) (often followed by "to'') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other; "whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent) "what others think is altogether indifferent to him"

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