Significado de “system” - en el Diccionario Inglés

system en inglés británico

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systemnoun

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

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.

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

the immune system
the nervous system

[ 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.

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system noun (METHOD)

B2 [ C ] a way of doing things:

We'll have to develop a better filing system.
Under this system, many people were prevented from voting.
The legal system operates very differently in the US and Britain.

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

the metric system of measuring and weighing

[ 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.
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.

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(Definición de system del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

system en inglés americano

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systemnoun [ 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

(Definición de system del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

system en inglés de negocios

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systemnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪstəm/ us

a particular set of actions for doing something:

They designed a system that tracks results.
a system for (doing) sth The bank has streamlined systems for switching accounts.
a system of (doing) sth The core of the fraud was a system of double billing.
The quota system limits the volumes of clothing that China can ship to the US.

a group of organizations that work together for a particular purpose, or have similar activities:

the criminal justice system
the legal/financial system
Countries with better banking systems should have easier access to money at lower interest rates than those that do not.

MEASURES a particular method of counting, measuring, or weighing things:

the metric system

a set of connected machines, etc. that operate together:

They design and build solar electric systems.
We need to install a sprinkler system.

IT a set of computer equipment and programs used together for a particular purpose:

At the moment, the company spends around €1million a year on its IT systems.
I can't process the order right now because our systems are down.
You need a password to get onto the system.

(Definición de system del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)