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top-downadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌtɒpˈdaʊn/ us   /ˈtɑːp-/ MANAGEMENT
starting from the highest levels or from the most general ideas of an organization, system, plan, etc.: Staff were not happy with the top-down approach to managment of the new CEO. The attempt to impose top-down decisions was resisted at every level. This report follows a top-down model in its assessment of the problems we face.
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