Definition of 'system'
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There is no perfect system of voting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The classification system ensures athletes are matched against competitors with similar disabilities. The Sun (2012)Many will have planned their affairs on the basis of the system as it stood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That presumes easy access to the most sensitive nuclear sites and a quick and efficient verification system. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those two fields are as permanent as the capitalist system in this country. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)Why not have a buddy system where people can pay a social visit to an elderly person? The Sun (2013)One nice little investment was an administration system for dentists where people paid monthly for care. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They argue that complex nervous systems evolved independently in different groups of animals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The immune system is only one of these. The Allergy Handbook (1988)They are in fact using the tax system in the way intended. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet all year my central nervous system was slowly shutting down. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The system makes the seat more secure and easier to install correctly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The system is perfect for those unwilling to spend all their holidays in one place. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Paralympians have long been accused of cheating the classification system. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Having healthy adrenal glands is important for an efficient immune system. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)It resulted in a basically feudal and totalitarian system of government that exists today in an adapted form. Drug-Free Pain Relief (1987)They discovered how faulty cells in the immune system which destroy body tissue can be converted into ones which protect against disease. The Sun (2014)To be a successful hacker you must understand what computer systems are used by the target company and how they are used. Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)The destructive power of such a weather system depends on the difference in air pressure between its centre and its outer edges. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The braking system in a car uses a brake fluid to transmit the pressure from the pedal cylinder to the wheel cylinder. Technology Basic Facts (1990)This process of distillation of some features from a set of observed objects is at the basis of most systems of classification. Critical Social Research (1990)Their body systems work less efficiently, with diminishing hormones and natural changes in body rhythms. Beat Jet Lag - arrive alert and stay alert (1991)All the animals were then either given experimental treatments to fight cancer or simply observed to see how their own immune systems attempted to combat the disease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Traders earlier had reported problems with some computer systems owing to the power cuts, which affected about 1.4 million homes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'system'
British English: system /ˈsɪstəm/ NOUN
A system is a way of working, organizing, or doing something which follows a fixed plan or set of rules.
You need a better system for organizing your files.
- American English: system
- Arabic: نِظَام
- Brazilian Portuguese: sistema
- Chinese: 系统
- Croatian: sistem
- Czech: systém
- Danish: system
- Dutch: systeem
- European Spanish: sistema
- Finnish: järjestelmä
- French: système
- German: System
- Greek: σύστημα
- Italian: sistema
- Japanese: 組織的な方法
- Korean: 시스템
- Norwegian: system
- Polish: system
- European Portuguese: sistema
- Romanian: sistem
- Russian: система
- Spanish: sistema
- Swedish: system
- Thai: ระบบ
- Turkish: sistem
- Ukrainian: система
- Vietnamese: hệ thống
Definition of system from the Collins English Dictionary
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