Definition of systematic in English:

systematic

Syllabification: sys·tem·at·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌsistəˈmatik
 
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adjective

  • Done or acting according to a fixed plan or system; methodical: a systematic search of the whole city
    More example sentences
    • Unless and until such a systematic method is introduced, the delay cannot be cut down.
    • You may not achieve all of them, but a systematic plan gives you the best chance of doing so.
    • We planned a systematic review to assess the evidence on the diagnostic impact of these and other signs and symptoms.
    Synonyms
    structured, methodical, organized, orderly, planned, systematized, regular, routine, standardized, standard; logical, coherent, consistent; efficient, businesslike, practical
    informal left-brained

Derivatives

systematically

Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • You are being constantly and systematically targeted by a number of individuals and organisations.
  • For too long now we have mismanaged our coaching and playing talent by failing to systematically identify and develop it.
  • In 1965 I began systematically collecting data on the symptoms and possible causes of autism.

systematist

Pronunciation: /ˈsistəməˌtist/
noun

Origin

early 18th century: from French systématique, via late Latin from late Greek sustēmatikos, from sustēma (see system).

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