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system

noun [C]  us   /ˈsɪs·təm/

system noun [C] (SET)

a set of connected items or devices that operate together: the system of interstate highways We’re having a new computer system installed. In the body, a system is a set of organs or structures that have a particular job to do: the digestive system

system noun [C] (METHOD)

a way of doing things; a method: My assistant will explain the system for filing a medical claim. Under the US legal system, an accused person is innocent until proven guilty. A system is also a particular method of counting, measuring, or weighing things: the metric system
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