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Material Goods

A somewhat derogatory term for goods and services, especially those considered unnecessary luxuries. The term is used most frequently by critics of capitalism and/or conspicuous consumption.
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Material good has its tax, and if it came without desert or sweat, has no root in me, and the next wind will blow it away.
This concept of overt and covert authentication elements is carried through in to a discussion of the 'audience' for information about the elements adopted on a material good.
The product is optional, of-course, and the book's promotion of it is mild, but why dangle in front of a compulsive shopper yet another material good to save his or her soul?
There is as much danger of the owner of wealth becoming possessed by his goods as there is of falling into the trap of despising an instrument capable of being used to realize much moral and material good.
The ability to withstand crevice corrosion at seawater temperature makes the new special-purpose material good for very deep umbilical applications in extreme conditions.
We have no valid claims of need anymore, only our claim to the material good of fare to which we are accustomed.
HIGH-STREET retailers mustered only "glacial" growth in January as consumers shifted their spending from material goods to experiences, figures have shown.
The study focuses on the circulation of maps and other material goods that relate to Qing cartographic practices and investigates the connections between Qing imperial cartography and the Jesuit missions to China.
This contract concerns the approval of suppliers to perform subministro Lot 1 Material Goods Hardware.
It's a gentle reminder about life values couched in the realistic story of how a family handles the problem of having too many material goods.
The eatery has distributed 50,000 pairs of VR glasses to its UK restaurants, in a bid to cash in on millennials' reported preference to pay for experiences rather than material goods.
It is not to want more than what is necessary for us, and live in discontentment that life does not give us eternal youth and all the material goods we might crave for.

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