of importance or essential; of enough significance as to have possible substantial influence on an outcome Parties to a criminal prosecution can apply for the production of all evidence that is likely to be material to the case.
- There is unlikely to be a material effect on the issuer's disclosure behavior.
- The bank doesn't expect that credit issues will have a material adverse effect on its ability to pay its debt.
- Schedule 1 is a list of all material litigation to which we are a party.
- The agreement contains a material adverse change clause.
- The testimony of the eyewitness was material.
- Smith revealed his highly specific knowledge of material nonpublic information in a series of tape-recorded conversations that he had with his broker.
- material witness
- material breach of contract
- material evidence
- material fact
- material representation