Sinonimi inglese britannico
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
an event, situation, or subject
It was a private matter.
Sinonimi
,
thing
There were far more serious things on my mind.
,
issue
Is it right for the Church to express a view on political issues?
,
concern
Politicians cannot ignore the concerns of young people.
,
business
Parenting can be a stressful business.
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question
The whole question of aid is a tricky political one.
,
event
in the wake of recent events in Europe
,
subject
It was I who first raised the subject of moving to Canada.
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affair
The government has mishandled the whole affair.
,
incident
They have not based it on any incident from the past.
, ,
episode
an unhappy episode in my life
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topic
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
,
transaction
plans to disclose their latest business transaction
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occurrence
Traffic jams are now a daily occurrence.
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the substance of which something, esp. a physical object, is made
A proton is an elementary particle of matter.
Sinonimi
substance
The substance that causes the problem comes from the barley.
,
material
the decomposition of organic material
,
body
the preface, followed by the main body of the article
,
stuff
The idea that we can be what we want has become the stuff of TV commercials.
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
the content of written or verbal material as distinct from its style or form
This conflict forms the matter of the play.
Sinonimi
content
She is reluctant to discuss the content of the play.
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sense
a noun which has two senses
, , ,
text
His work served as the text of secret debates.
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substance
The substance of his discussions doesn't really matter.
, , ,
purport
The purport of his speech was obvious.
,
gist
He related the gist of his conversation to us.
,
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a secretion or discharge, such as pus
If the wound starts to produce yellow matter, see your doctor.
Sinonimi
pus
The area of the scar began to discharge pus.
,
discharge
They develop a fever and a watery discharge from the eyes.
,
secretion
the secretion of adrenaline
,
suppuration
,
purulence
(sostantivo ) 
Forget it; it's of no matter.
Sinonimi
importance
Safety is of paramount importance.
,
interest
Food was of no interest to her at all.
,
moment
I was glad I had nothing of great moment to do that afternoon.
, ,
weight
That argument no longer carries much weight.
,
import (formal)
Such arguments are of little import.
,
consequence
This question is of little consequence.
,
significance
ideas about the social significance of religion
(sostantivo ) 
What's the matter?
Sinonimi
problem
the economic problems of the inner city
,
worry
Robert's health had always been a worry to his wife.
,
trouble
You've caused a lot of trouble.
,
difficulty
The main difficulty has been getting enough students to try out the scheme.
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upset
a source of continuity in times of worry and upset
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bother
Most men hate the bother of shaving.
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distress
The ship might be in distress.
,
complication
The age difference was a complication to the relationship.
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uphill (South Africa)
This job has been a real uphill.
(sostantivo ) 
Definition
a quantity or amount
Sinonimi
amount
I still do a certain amount of work for them.
,
sum
Large sums of money were lost.
,
quantity
a vast quantity of food
(verbo ) 
Definition
to be of importance
It doesn't matter how long you take.
Sinonimi
be important
,
make a difference
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count
It's as if your opinions just don't count.
,
be relevant
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make any difference
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mean anything
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have influence
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carry weight
,
cut any ice (informal)
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be of consequence
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be of account

frase

See no matter

Citazione

What is matter? - Never mind.
What is mind? - No matter
[Punch]

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of affair
Definition
a thing to be done or attended to
The government has mishandled the whole affair.
in the sense of body
Definition
the main part of anything
the preface, followed by the main body of the article
Sinonimi
in the sense of bother
Definition
a state of worry, trouble, or confusion
Most men hate the bother of shaving.
Sinonimi
grief (British, South Africa),
hassle (informal),
uphill (South Africa),
aggravation (informal),

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