système

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See also: systeme and Systeme

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle French systeme (first attested 1552), from Late Latin systēma, from Ancient Greek σύστημα (sústēma, organised whole, body), from σύν (sún, with, together) + ἵστημι (hístēmi, to stand).

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Noun[edit]

système m (plural systèmes)

  1. system (various meanings)
    le système duodécimalthe duodecimal system
    le système monétairethe monetary system
    le système féodalthe feudal system
    le système sympathiquethe sympathetic system
    le système newtonienthe Newtonian system
  2. (geology) period

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Descendants[edit]

  • Persian: ⁧سیستم(sistem)
  • Polish: system
  • Turkish: sistem

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