systemic

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EtymologyEdit

system +‎ -ic. Doublet of systematic.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -ɛmɪk
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AdjectiveEdit

systemic (not comparable)

  1. Embedded within and spread throughout and affecting a whole system, group, body, economy, market, or society.
    • 2022 August 10, Dr Mike Esbester, “New understandings from old incidents”, in RAIL, number 963, page 59:
      We can learn from the incidents found it the project database - looking at them and understanding what happened and what might have been done differently. We can see past errors, including systemic issues that required attention at managerial levels.
  2. (physiology) Pertaining to an entire organism.
    Synonym: holistic

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with systematic (methodical).

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