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top-down

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌtɒpˈdaʊn/ us    /ˈtɑːp-/
used to refer to a situation in which decisions are made by a few people in authority rather than by the people who are affected by the decisions: a top-down approach/strategy
Translations of “top-down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自上而下的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自上而下的…
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