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 (sĭs′tə-măt′ĭk) also sys·tem·at·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Characterized by, based on, or constituting a system: systematic thought.
2. Working or done in a step-by-step manner; methodical: a systematic worker; a systematic approach.

sys′tem·at′i·cal·ly adv.
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1. characterized by the use of order and planning; methodical: a systematic administrator.
2. comprising or resembling a system: systematic theology.
3. (Biology) biology Also: systematical of or relating to the taxonomic classification of organisms
ˌsystemˈatically adv
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(ˌsɪs təˈmæt ɪk)

also sys`tem•at′i•cal,

1. having, showing, or involving a system, method, or plan: systematic efforts.
2. given to or using a system or method; methodical: a systematic person.
3. arranged in or comprising an ordered system: systematic theology.
4. concerned with classification: systematic botany.
5. pertaining to, based on, or in accordance with a system of classification: the systematic names of plants.
[1670–80; < Late Latin systēmaticus < Greek systēmatikós=systēmat-, s. of sýstēma system + -ikos -ic]
sys`tem•at′ic•ness, n.
sys`tem•at′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.systematic - characterized by order and planning; "the investigation was very systematic"; "a systematic administrator"
organized - methodical and efficient in arrangement or function; "how well organized she is"; "his life was almost too organized"
regular - in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"
unsystematic - lacking systematic arrangement or method or organization; "unsystematic and fragmentary records"; "he works in an unsystematic manner"
2.systematic - of or relating to taxonomy; "taxonomic relations"; "a taxonomic designation"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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Arranged or proceeding in a set, systematized pattern:
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نِظامي، مَنْهَجي، مُنَظَّمنِظَامِيّ
kerfisbundinn; skipulegur
có hệ thống


[ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk] ADJsistemático, metódico
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[ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk] adj [way, attempt] → systématique; [person] → méthodique
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adjsystematisch; liar, crueltyständig; he works in a systematic wayer arbeitet mit System; on a systematic basissystematisch
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[ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk] adjsistematico/a
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(ˈsistəm) noun
1. an arrangement of many parts that work together. a railway system; the solar system; the digestive system.
2. a person's body. Take a walk every day – it's good for the system!
3. a way of organizing something according to certain ideas, principles etc. a system of government/education.
4. a plan or method. What is your system for washing the dishes?
5. the quality of being efficient and methodical. Your work lacks system.
ˌsysteˈmatic (-ˈmӕtik) adjective
ˌsysteˈmatically adverb
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نِظَامِيّ systematický systematisk systematisch συστηματικός sistemático järjestelmällinen systématique sistematičan sistematico 体系的な 조직적인 systematisch systematisk systematyczny sistemático систематический systematisk ซึ่งเป็นระบบ sistemli có hệ thống 有系统的
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a. sistemático-a, que se ajusta a un régimen o sistema.
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If our systematic arrangements can be trusted, that is if the genera of animals are as distinct from each other, as are the genera of plants, then we may infer that animals more widely separated in the scale of nature can be more easily crossed than in the case of plants; but the hybrids themselves are, I think, more sterile.
A manual, it seems to me, should supply a systematic statement of the important facts, so that the greater part of the student's time, in class and without, may be left free for the study of the literature itself.
The systematic reserve of a superior toward an inferior may be occasionally overcome -- the systematic familiarity never.
'Of this man Pickwick I will say little; the subject presents but few attractions; and I, gentlemen, am not the man, nor are you, gentlemen, the men, to delight in the contemplation of revolting heartlessness, and of systematic villainy.'
Square offspring has sometimes resulted from a slightly Irregular Triangle; but in almost every such case the Irregularity of the first generation is visited on the third; which either fails to attain the Pentagonal rank, or relapses to the Triangular.] Such a birth requires, as its antecedents, not only a series of carefully arranged intermarriages, but also a long, continued exercise of frugality and self-control on the part of the would-be ancestors of the coming Equilateral, and a patient, systematic, and continuous development of the Isosceles intellect through many generations.
The smaller the extent of the territory, the more difficult will it be for the people to form a regular or systematic plan of opposition, and the more easy will it be to defeat their early efforts.
They removed their prisoner to the ground and then commenced a systematic rifling of the vessel.
Individuals had come from the rich establishment at Lebanon, from Canterbury, Harvard, and Alfred, and from all the other localities where this strange people have fertilized the rugged hills of New England by their systematic industry.
We gazed helplessly at the systematic, cold, gray-eyed obstinacy of the Easterly weather, while short rations became the order of the day, and the pinch of hunger under the breast-bone grew familiar to every sailor in that held-up fleet.
The islanders, who only smoke a whiff or two at a time, and at long intervals, and who keep their pipes going from hand to hand continually, regarded my systematic smoking of four or five pipefuls of tobacco in succession, as something quite wonderful.
Such are enabled, with apparent ease, and without severity, to subject to their will, and bring into harmonious and systematic order, the various members of their small estate,--to regulate their peculiarities, and so balance and compensate the deficiencies of one by the excess of another, as to produce a harmonious and orderly system.
Every nation, consequently, whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability, may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of their wiser neighbors.

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