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English definition of “bottom-up”

bottom-up

adjective uk   /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 companyPlans and arrangements
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