bottom-up

adjective bot·tom-up \ ˈbä-təm-ˈəp \

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

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bottom-up

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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