Definition of bottom-up in English:

bottom-up

Syllabification: bot·tom-up

adjective

  • Proceeding from the bottom of a hierarchy upward or from the beginning of a process forward.
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    • But then the Board was set up to be at the apex of a consensus based bottom-up policy process, which is currently being stifled through an unrepresentative structure.
    • In technology the bottom-up open-source software movement is putting new pressure on Microsoft and database giant Oracle.
    • The bottom-up approach starts by detailing the metadata ‘facets’ used to describe content items.

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