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Materiality — Ma*te ri*al i*ty, n. [Cf. F. mat[ e]rialit[ e].] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being material; material existence; corporeity. [1913 Webster] 2. Importance; as, the materiality of facts. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
materiality — I (consequence) noun caliber, distinction, eminence, gravity, greatness, import, importance, magnitude, materialness, matter, memorability, momentousness, notability, notableness, priority, prominence, purport, rank, relevance, salience,… … Law dictionary
materiality — 1520s, that which is the matter of something, from Mod.L. materialitas, from materialis (see MATERIAL (Cf. material) (adj.)). From 1560s as quality of being material; 1640s as quality of being important to matters at hand … Etymology dictionary
materiality — [mə tir΄ē al′ə tē] n. [ML materialitas] 1. the state or quality of being material, or physical 2. matter; substance 3. pl. materialities something material … English World dictionary
materiality — The importance and relevance of an item in an auditing context. The concept of materiality permeates auditing processes, and it has been described as multidimensional (Lee, 1994, 178): It affects *audit planning, the selection of *audit evidence … Auditor's dictionary
MATERIALITY — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:MATERIALITY >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 materiality materiality materialness Sgm: N 1 corporeity corporeity corporality Sgm: N 1 substantiality substantiality substantialness flesh and blood plenum Sgm: N 1 physical… … English dictionary for students
materiality — The importance of an event or information in influencing a company s stock price. companies must report any material events within one month by filing SEC form 8 K. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * materiality UK US /məˌtɪəriˈæləti/ noun [U]… … Financial and business terms
Materiality — Principle of Materiality, Grundsatz der Wesentlichkeit; angloamerikanisches Prinzip der Rechnungslegung. Besagt, dass bei der Aufstellung eines Jahresabschlusses alle Tatbestände berücksichtigt und offen gelegt werden müssen, die „material“… … Lexikon der Economics
materiality — The extent to which an item of accounting information is material. Information is considered material if its omission from or misstatement in a financial statement could influence the decision making of its users. Materiality is therefore not an… … Accounting dictionary
materiality — The extent to which an item of accounting information is material. Information is considered material if its omission from a financial statement could influence the decision making of its users. Materiality is therefore not an absolute concept… … Big dictionary of business and management