Translation of "system" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈsɪs.təm/ us /ˈsɪs.təm/

system noun (SET)

B1 [ C ] a set of connected things or devices that operate together

a central heating system 中央暖氣系統

B1 [ C ] a set of computer equipment and programs used together for a particular purpose

The system keeps crashing and no one is able to figure out why. 系統老是故障,誰也不知道是甚麼原因。

C2 [ C ] a set of organs or structures in the body that have a particular purpose

the immune system 免疫系統
the nervous system 神經系統

[ C ] the way that the body works, especially the way that it digests food and passes out waste products

A run in the morning is good for the system - it wakes the body up and gets everything going. 晨跑對身體很有益——它能喚醒整個身體,使各個部分開始運作。

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system noun (METHOD)

B2 [ C ] a way of doing things

We'll have to develop a better filing system. 我們必須設計出一套適當的歸檔方法。
Under this system, many people were prevented from voting.
The legal system operates very differently in the US and Britain. 美國和英國的法制體系相差甚遠。

B2 [ C ] a particular method of counting, measuring, or weighing things

the metric system of measuring and weighing 公制量度體系

[ U ] approving the intentional and organized use of a system

There doesn't seem to be any system to the books on these shelves - they're certainly not in alphabetical order. 這些書架上的書似乎擺放得很沒條理——它們必定不是按字母順序擺放。
the system disapproving

unfair laws and rules that prevent people from being able to improve their situation

He has his own ways of beating the system, making sure that he has good relationships with influential people. 他自有一套作法應付當前的制度,就是和有權勢的人打好關係。

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(Translation of “system” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)