"System" and its plural "systems" are among the most frequent words used in the English language. Google gives us 1,410,000,000 hits for the word the singular "system" and 636,000,000 hits for the plural "systems".
Wikipedia writes: "System (from Latin systēma, in turn from Greek σύστημα systēma) is a set of interacting or interdependent entities, real or abstract, forming an integrated whole."
A connected Indo-European term is e.g. Latvian saist- "to tie together" whence Latvian saistījums "connection", showing that the ancient origin of the term system is in the idea of "connections". Mēs saistam in Latvian means "we connect".
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DB.LV is an Excellent Business News Portal in Latvia in Latvian Language while BBN in Estonia provides Baltic Business News in English
We ran across DB.LV today and it is an excellent business news portal in Latvia, providing news about Latvia and the world in Latvian language. They also do a very short daily English-language summary of the most important business news, otherwise linking to BBN in Estonia, the Baltic Business News (BBN) portal, which is in English.
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