system

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɪstəm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɪstəm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sistəm)


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system

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [intestinal, digestive, reproductive, cardiovascular] system
  2. the [plumbing, draining, sewage, electrical] system
  3. the [political, economic, social, class] system
  4. a [banking, management] system
  5. [a computer, an operating] system
  6. the [current, new, latest] operating system
  7. a [failed, successful, productive, helpful, flexible] system
  8. [an open, a closed, a free] system
  9. a [three-tier, class, multiparty] system
  10. [update, change, install] the operating system
  11. [interconnected, joined, complex, phased] systems
  12. [solar, planetary] systems
  13. [develop, build, establish, design] a system
  14. has [heroine, drugs] in his system
  15. is [spyware, a virus] in the system
  16. get the [fat, cholesterol, drugs] out of your system
  17. [rebel, protest, speak] against the system
  18. [exploited, abused] by the system
  19. [cheat, abuse, take advantage of] the system
  20. a [part, component, member] of the system
  21. a [bug, virus, Trojan, weak link] in the system
  22. a system of [pipes, channels, tubes]
  23. your system is configured [not, only] to [allow, run]
  24. all systems (are) go
  25. it's all systems go [here, in, for]
n as adj
  1. [suffered, experienced] a system [error, fault, failure, anomaly]
  2. [due, down] to a (fatal) systems [error]
  3. a systems [analyst, expert, developer]
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