Meaning of SYSTEMATIC in English


/ ˌsɪstəˈmætɪk; NAmE / adjective

done according to a system or plan, in a thorough, efficient or determined way :

a systematic approach to solving the problem

a systematic attempt to destroy the organization

The prisoner was subjected to systematic torture.

OPP unsystematic

►  sys·tem·at·ic·al·ly / -kli; NAmE / adverb :

The search was carried out systematically.



early 18th cent.: from French systématique , via late Latin from late Greek sustēmatikos , from sustēma , from sun- with + histanai set up.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.