British system

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Noun1.British system - a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pintBritish system - a system of weights and measures based on the foot and pound and second and pint
system of weights and measures - system of measurement for length and weight and duration
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
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Pakistan follows the British system, which requi-res a diplomat to pay the taxes while doing a purchase but it is reimbursed when the diplomat files a claim.
He told RTE's This Week programme: "The danger of course, is that the British system will simply not be able to deal with this issue and even though there's a majority in Westminster that want to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
Last year, following a spate of negative headlines related to athlete welfare in the British system, UK Sport set up an expert panel of clinical psychologists and sports psychiatrists to advise governing bodies on mental health policy and step in with treatment, if necessary.
The EU elections are slightly different to the British system, where you vote more for the party than individual candidate, so if the one with most votes drops out as an MEP, the one behind him or her takes his place, thus avoiding any by-elections in the EU Parliamentary term.
At the present time the citizens of Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and other countries are fighting for the right to have a democracy based on the British system.
Our judicial system is modeled on the colonial British system that was devised to keep the subject races under control, which was best achieved by overawing them through pomp and show of the judiciary, hence the scepter, the wigs of judges and bowing and scraping by lawyers or anyone who appears before them.
He said that Pakistani students were taking keen interest in British system of education.
She added that the new British system would prioritise high-skilled workers and treat European Union citizens as the same after Brexit.
He said: "In the British system, such an endeavour may be impossible."
Our prison system is now completely modelled after the British system.
They set up improvised stands and expound the audience "The Ten Commandments of Understanding of the Deaf" with the help of the British system of sign language, pantomime, physical theater and dance.

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