For the first time in US history, a system was established to fund presidential campaigns with tax dollars.
Perhaps the most significant structural flaw in the current system, however, is that the fox is guarding the henhouse.
Show business may be harder than the family imagined, but they are working the system nonetheless.
“No system works 100 percent, but we do know that decriminalization is the number one thing we have to do first,” said Kinkaid.
And when he failed, the whole system was destined to fail, because he was the system.
"This is their misfortune or failing, not the fault of the system," returned Ida.
They possessed a system of writing of their own which they thought vastly superior.
No corrective offers for the many that may be practiced under this system.
It was asserted that the system was only slavery under another name.
The system is worn out when it should be ready to do its best work.
1610s, "the whole creation, the universe," from Late Latin systema "an arrangement, system," from Greek systema "organized whole, body," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + root of histanai "cause to stand" from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Meaning "set of correlated principles, facts, ideas, etc." first recorded 1630s. Meaning "animal body as an organized whole, sum of the vital processes in an organism" is recorded from 1680s; hence figurative phrase to get (something) out of one's system (1900). Computer sense of "group of related programs" is recorded from 1963. All systems go (1962) is from U.S. space program.
system sys·tem (sĭs'təm)
A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent elements forming a complex whole.
An organism or body considered as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions.
A group of physiologically or anatomically complementary organs or parts.