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American system

[ə′mer·ə·kən ′sis·təm]
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While I was in the full flush of this ardor there came to see our school, one day, a Mexican gentleman who was studying the American system of education; a mild, fat, saffron man, whom I could almost have died to please for Cervantes' and Don Quixote's sake, because I knew he spoke their tongue.
The former executive vice president and general manager of the Enterprise Consulting Group at American Systems, Christian launched American System's commercial division, growing revenues to a run rate of $12M within the first 11 months of operations.
I contend that minority dissatisfaction with the American system of higher education is not solely the product of our painful history of race bias and school segregation, but now, the product of an equally large machine spun out of control--the actual structure of our system of higher education, which is still trying to "marry" universal accessibility to a structure that was not designed for it, and is now feeling the weight of its patches and stopgap measures.
While Disch wants more space for third parties to arise and grow within the American system, she isn't satisfied with the ones that have arisen lately.
Another example of the resiliency of the American system is the prosperity we have been able to enjoy in spite of all the socialism to which we have been subjected.
Currently, those statutes forbid federal courts from hearing interstate class actions -- "the lawsuits that involve more money and touch more Americans than virtually any other litigation pending in the American system," he said.
Specifically, and in an apparent irony, the CIA wanted to highlight the way the American system protected the right of the individual "to hold and express opinions .
However, though Neumann-Schultheis lauds the professionalism of American arts managers, Germans are wary about the American system of having to "sell" art.
The great magic of the American system of free enterprise is what goes on in the private sector,'' Clinton told some 100 chief executives during the summit's keynote speech at Georgetown University.
Conversely, because most of the American system will soon be of the corporate model, it is poised to adopt a new philosophy--funding by government, financial management of funds by competitive insurance companies, and delivery of services by contracted managed care corporations.
One of the major premises of the American system is that people with disabilities have the right to choose their own destiny.
This whole debate about what is better, the American system or the Canadian system, is essentially a variant on the gender war.

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