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system

noun arrangement, artificium, classification, formula, logical process, manner, means, method, modeof management, operation, order, orderliness, orderly combiiation, organization, pattern, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, program, recipe, regime, regimen, regularity, scheme, settled procedure, state of order, strategy, technique, way
Associated concepts: commercial system, governmental system, judicial system, legal system, retirement system
See also: arrangement, array, avenue, bureaucracy, codification, complex, contrivance, course, development, device, doctrine, form, guide, hierarchy, institute, means, method, mode, modus operandi, opportunity, order, plan, practice, procedure, process, program, rule, scheme, strategy, usage
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Manfred Davidmann shows how the establishment of the day in effect annulled the application of the Pentateuch's benevolent social laws and social system.
Observing society; meaning, communication, and social systems.
I realized from that day that I should wage war against this seething mass of hypocrisy and corruption existing under the name of the present social system.
While at one level Stinchcombe is correct to locate outside of the sugar islands the decisive forces that destroyed slavery as a social system, the discrete "paths to emancipation" cannot be understood apart from the initiatives of the slaves themselves, as the events of 1848 in Martinique and the Danish Virgin Islands or those of the 1880s in Cuba and Brazil amply attest.
But this social system requires that they have some way to tell kin from unrelated interlopers.
Feedback loops -- causes and effects -- show you why a business or social system isn't performing.
Wolves have a very closed and complicated social system," Jules explained.
Yet our knowledge of this numerically dominant social group remains seriously defective, and our understanding of the antebellum South's social system is accordingly inadequate.
Yet in this volume the mentally ill are presented as objects that are acted upon by an impersonal social system and its agents of control.
But the assertion that such "can be seen as adaptations of an existing social system to the new political and economic imperatives of an expanding English empire" is an enormous interpretive leap that few will be very eager to make with her.
Andruskevich believes America's whole social system is changing with people becoming a lot more family-oriented.
Everyone is involved in it whether you are talking in terms of religion, colour or where you are in the social system.

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