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materialism

Philosophy
The philosophical theory that nothing exists in the universe but matter and energy.

Psychology
A personal preoccupation with material things and comforts, to the exclusion of intellectual, spiritual and cultural pursuits.
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I take this opportunity and appeal to the countrymen in general and the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA in particular to re-affirm their commitment to be ready to offer any sacrifice for up-holding the just cause of the people of Kashmir and make their long cherished dream of getting freedom from the clutches of Indian occupation materialized. Ensuring complete unity and cohesion in our ranks in this critical juncture of our history is, in itself, a great source of strength to our Kashmiri brethren and I also appeal to my countrymen to be conscious in this connection too'.
One of research directions was to build materialized views on XML documents.
Like the distinction between men and women, the distinction between men and boys was materialized through a wide array of attributes and parts.
There has always been a degree of disconnect between recruiters and managers on who promised what to whom, but too many new hires have told me they took a particular job because of a promised mentoring program that never materialized. Perhaps the recruiters didn't guarantee that a mentor would be waiting in the parking lot for each new hire, but many will admit they did nothing to discourage the hottest candidates from believing some form of mentoring would be forthcoming.
While the brewer's market value has soared 82% to US$1.2 billion, nothing has materialized.
The anticipated growth in Mexican consumers' appetite and purchasing power for American-made goods has not materialized. America's $5.4 billion favorable balance of trade with Mexico in 1992 has shifted to an $18 billion American trade deficit in 1996.
Our mad telephone romance That never materialized Because you lived downtown On Flood Street In the lower ninth ward And I lived uptown On Erato Street In the Calliope Project And as you and I both know If you lived in the Callope Project And got caught in the lower ninth ward It was seldom you came out of it alive
PESHAWAR -- Embargoed till February 5 morning Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has appealed to the countrymen in general and the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA in particular to re-affirm their commitment to be ready to offer any sacrifice for up-holding the just cause of the people of Kashmir and make their long cherished dream of getting freedom from the clutches of Indian occupation materialized.
SIALKOT -- Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power, Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that dreams of the people Sialkot regarding better travelling facilities and development will be materialized after Prime Minister (PM) Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will perform the groundbreaking of 89 kilometers long Sialkot-Lahore Motorway (M-11) on Monday (tomorrow).
After Tipograph visited Morales, a bolt cutter miraculously materialized in his cell, enabling him to cut through his cell window grillwork and escape.
According to Anton, "The joint venture materialized because the investment bankers and the entrepreneurs were able to recognize and identify each other's goals and limitations immediately--it was a great first meeting that resulted in a fast deal and quick close for the seller."