bottom-up

adjective
bot·​tom-up | \ ˈbä-təm-ˈəp How to pronounce bottom-up (audio) \

Definition of bottom-up

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

First Known Use of bottom-up

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Bottom-up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottom-up. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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bottom-up

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bottom-up

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

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