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bottom-up

[bot-uh m-uhp] /ˈbɒt əmˈʌp/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or originating with the common people, nonprofessionals, or the lower ranks of an organization:
The five-day workweek was a bottom-up movement some business leaders and politicians finally supported.
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bottom-up

adjective
1.
from the lowest level of a hierarchy or process to the top: a bottom-up approach to corporate decision-making
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