Etymology
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Sikhism (n.)

"tenets, practices, and religious system of the Sikhs," 1849, from Sikh + -ism.

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componentry (n.)

"component parts of a device or system," 1956, from component + -ry.

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ethane (n.)

1873, from ethyl + -ane, the appropriate suffix under Hofmann's system.

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Soundex (n.)

phonetic coding system, 1959, from sound (n.1) + brand-name suffix -ex.

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propagandize (v.)

1841, "to spread a system of principles," from propaganda + -ize. Related: Propagandized; propagandizing.

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Telex 

1932, "a communication system of teletypewriters," from tel(etype) ex(change).

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octad (n.)

"a group, system, or series of eight," 1801; see octa- + -ad.

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codification (n.)

"act or process of reducing to a code or system," 1817 (Bentham), noun of action from codify.

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change-over (n.)

"alteration from one system to another," 1907, from the verbal phrase; see change (v.) + over (adv.).

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Babism (n.)

religious and social system founded in 19c. Persia, 1850; see Baha'i.

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