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English definition of “bottom-up”

bottom-up

adjective     /ˌbɒt.əmˈʌp/ US  /ˌbɑː.t̬əm-/
considering the smaller or less important parts or details of a plan , organization , etc. first: a bottom-up approach to building a successful company Plans and arrangements
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