Meaning of SYSTEMATIC in English
sys ‧ te ‧ mat ‧ ic /ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk◂, ˌsɪstɪˈmætɪk◂/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Word Family: noun : ↑ system , ↑ systematization ; verb : ↑ systematize ; adverb : ↑ systematically ; adjective : ↑ systematic ]
organized carefully and done thoroughly
a systematic approach/way/method
a systematic approach to solving the problem
a systematic way of organizing your work
—systematically /-kli/ adverb
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▪ careful trying to avoid mistakes and do everything correctly by paying a lot of attention to details:
Try to be more careful with your punctuation.
A careful inspection showed cracks in the foundation of the building.
▪ methodical always doing things in a careful and well-organized way:
He is very methodical in his work and likes to plan everything in advance.
This time the researchers used a more methodical approach to the problem.
▪ thorough /ˈθʌrə $ ˈθʌroʊ, ˈθʌrə/ careful to examine or deal with every part of something, so that you do not miss anything important:
There will be a thorough investigation into the circumstances of her death.
Our mechanics will check everything – they’re very thorough.
▪ meticulous very careful about every small detail in order to make sure everything is done correctly:
She keeps meticulous records of the students’ progress.
He was meticulous about keeping the place clean and tidy.
▪ systematic using a fixed plan in a careful and well-organized way in order to do everything that you should:
a systematic review of the scientific evidence
We need a systematic way to evaluate employees.
▪ painstaking using a lot of time and effort to do something in a very careful and thorough way:
The book is the result of ten years of painstaking research.
They began the long and painstaking task of translating his work into English.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012