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28 entries found for system. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: sysĚtem
Pronunciation: primarystresssis-tschwam
Function: noun
1 a : a group of objects or units combined to form a whole and to move or work together <the railroad system> <a park system> b : a group of bodily organs that together carry on one or more vital functions <the digestive system> c : the body considered as a functional unit <a system weakened by disease> d : an orderly plan or method of governing or arranging <a democratic system of government> e : a major division of rocks usually larger than a series and including all formed during a period or era
2 a : a set of ideas or statements that explains the order or functioning of a whole b : a method of classifying, representing, or arranging <a decimal system of numbers>
- sysĚtemĚless /-lschwas/ adjective

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