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American English: /ˈsɪstəm/
British English: /ˈsɪstəm/

Translation of system in Spanish:


  • 2 2.1 (technical, mechanical) a missile system
    un sistema de misiles
    all systems go!
    ¡todo bien!
    2.2 (Computing)
    Example sentences
    • One way to get these economies is to roll up the smaller software, systems, and hardware into the larger system.
    • Even when I try to get my head out of the clouds and try to focus on our Linux systems, I think application launchers.
    • The software can look out over various servers and storage systems and puts all of the hardware in a single panel for the users.
    2.3 (Audio)
    Example sentences
    • The proportion of other gasses is always kept constant on the earth by the help of interconnected complex systems.
    • He wanted to see the two systems actually mesh together and communicate with each other so it was possible to step off a tram and onto a train at the same platform.
    • The complex of field systems and large stone walls extend from the north western slopes of Mount Brandon to within the boundaries of Dingle.
  • 3 3.1 (Anatomy, Physiology)the digestive/respiratory system
    el aparato digestivo/respiratorio
    the nervous system
    el sistema nervioso
    3.2 (body) my system can't cope with so much food
    mi cuerpo or mi organismo no puede con tanta comida
    to get somebody/something out of one's systemit took me years to get her out of my system
    me llevó años olvidarla or sacármela de la cabeza
    I had to say it; I needed to get it out of my system
    se lo tuve que decir; me tenía que desahogar
    it will help get the toxins out of your system
    te va a ayudar a eliminar las toxinas
    Example sentences
    • No prisoner wants to be caught with drugs in their system, so they choose to shoot up rather than smoke a joint.
    Example sentences
    • Decreased kidney function is associated with complications in virtually all organ systems.
    • This in turn enhances the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body helping the body systems to function to the best of their ability.
    • If you have had part of your stomach or other organs removed, this will affect your digestive system.
  • 4 4.1 (form of government) capitalist/democratic system
    sistema capitalista/democrático
    4.2 (establishment, status quo) See examples: the system
    el sistema
    it is the system which is at fault
    lo que falla es el sistema
    he tried to beat the system
    intentó burlar el sistema
    Example sentences
    • The new system uses the same principles in effect all across the country.
    • Critics of this three-way scheme say the system will cause more problems than it solves.
    • The contents of this closet are organized according to a system I have yet to master.

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