bottom–up

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adjective bot·tom–up \ˈbä-təm-ˈəp\

Definition of bottom–up

  1. :  progressing upward from the lowest levels (as of a stratified organization or system) bottom–up management

1930

First Known Use of bottom–up

1930


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bottom–up

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adjective bot·tom–up \ˈbä-təm-ˈəp\

Definition of bottom–up for English Language Learners

  • : progressing upward from the lowest levels : controlled or directed from the lower levels

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