nonsystem

nonsystem

(ˈnɒnˈsɪstəm)
n
a system that does not function properly
adj
(Computer Science) not constituting part of a specified computer system
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The failure of the ACA to mandate even basic standardization for electronic health records has left us with a nonsystem made up of mini-systems that are neither user friendly nor capable of effectively communicating with one another.
International human rights and humanitarian law (including customary law, and doctrines such as the R2P) provide little recognition for the activities of vulnerable communities--the very people whose lack of protection is in question--or other nonsystem actors, such as civil society, political and/or armed groups.
In some respects, the political system further loosens the already loosely-coupled justice system to effectively make it perform as a nonsystem at times.
A system concerns itself with some interrelated parts in a mechanism that are working together to produce some stability and progress: that's hardly a description of the international monetary system--what many people have said is an international nonsystem.
The Bretton Woods system broke apart in the early 1970s and was replaced by a nonsystem of generalized floating exchange rates.
FEDDER: Our system has set up a collaboration with a nonsystem hospital in rural Illinois that has one of the highest stroke mortality rates in the state.
So is there any alternative to the jerry-built nonsystem that circulates the world's money today?
The consequences of this compensation strategy are quite predictable: we have a system that aggressively delivers massive quantities of health care services in a highly fragmented nonsystem, but pays little attention to whether the services in question actually contribute to health.
To deny that the evolution of the international monetary system has been constructive, or to argue that it was anti-Darwinian in nature resulting in a dysfunctional nonsystem, is like arguing for dismantling the internet because it is used to recruit terrorists.
With the variety of arrangements and emphases in our teacher education nonsystem, the opportunity is here to define and improve the specialized content preparation needed for teaching.
2 miles of road closure and 38 miles of nonsystem (5) road obliteration (Austin 2001).
We eventually have to place the marketplace below positive outcomes for the majority of people to rid ourselves of the current profit-driven, exclusionary, bankruptcy-making, demoralizing, stress-ridden, fragmented nonsystem.