One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A system of education run by the State; especially (chiefly British) one in which free primary and secondary education is provided by state schools.
2A political system in which a number of states or nations unite in recognizing each other's local sovereignty, with the object of preserving an international balance of power.
Early 19th century. From state + system.
state system/ˈsteɪt ˌsɪstɪm/
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.