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systematic

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adjective sys·tem·at·ic \ˌsis-tə-ˈma-tik\

Simple Definition of systematic

  • : using a careful system or method : done according to a system

Full Definition of systematic

  1. 1 :  relating to or consisting of a system

  2. 2 :  presented or formulated as a coherent body of ideas or principles <systematic thought>

  3. 3a :  methodical in procedure or plan <a systematic approach> <a systematic scholar>b :  marked by thoroughness and regularity <systematic efforts>

  4. 4 :  of, relating to, or concerned with classification; specifically :  taxonomic

sys·tem·at·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
sys·tem·at·ic·ness play \-tik-nəs\ noun

Examples of systematic

  1. We used a systematic approach to solve the problem.

  2. She made a systematic study of the evidence.

  3. the systematic production of cars



Origin of systematic

Late Latin systematicus, from Greek systēmatikos, from systēmat-, systēma


First Known Use: circa 1680


Medical Dictionary

systematic

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adjective sys·tem·at·ic \ˌsis-tə-ˈmat-ik\

Medical Definition of systematic

  1. :  of, relating to, or concerned with classification; specifically :  taxonomic

  2. sys·tem·at·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb





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