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American system

[ə′mer·ə·kən ′sis·təm]
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
I prefer the American system. It has not so many grievous "discrepancies."
Disturbing, thought-provoking, and spotlighting the inherent injustices in the American system, Guilty Until Proven Guilty is highly recommended especially for public and college library documentary collections.
Get in Also, if he isn't enough to kill it off, remember the American system has had these debates for many years - and look who they've ended up with.
Converted to the American system, Pacquiao is at -213, meaning you need to put in $213 to win $100.
Given the complexity of the American system and the importance of having good relations with the US, very few countries would ever think of sending a novice in diplomacy to Washington.
The inaugural match will be contested between Army and Jubilee Insurance/Master Paints today (Tuesday) at 2pm while Master Paints Black, Artema Medical and Diamond Paints will vie against each other under American system. LPC executive committee member Umer Sadik said the tournament is named after former polo player Lt Gen Shah Rafi Alam, which is a regular event of the club calendar.-Staff Reporter
The second match was contested in three teams which included MMS, Barry's and Sakuf under American system. In this two-chukker contest, MMS defeated both of their opponents and qualified for the next round.
The American system has only eight automatic qualifiers, and Love added three wild-card picks when he named Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar and JB Holmes on September 12.
Why would anybody try to make your system like the American system? The US is at the bottom."
Others like Shivani Kanodia, a researcher, are impressed by the flexibility, which the American system offers to people like her.
He said: "The great problem that we've got at the moment in Britain is that government are seeking to emulate an American system of justice.

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