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Systems and methods for doing things

method

noun

a way of doing something, especially a planned or established way

system

noun

a method of organizing or doing things

way

noun

a method for doing something

means

noun

a method for doing or achieving something

basis

noun

a particular method or system used for doing or organizing something

mode

noun

a particular way of doing something

procedure

noun

a way of doing something, especially the correct or usual way

tactic

noun

a particular method or plan for achieving something

manner

noun

the way that you do something, or the way that something happens

technique

noun

a method of doing something using a special skill that you have developed

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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