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top-down

[top-doun] /ˈtɒpˈdaʊn/
adjective, Computers.
1.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65

structured programming

noun, Computers.
1.
the design and coding of programs by a methodology (top-down) that successively breaks problems into smaller, nested subunits.
Origin
1970-75
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  • The game was also redeveloped as a topdown shooter for the mobile phone.
British Dictionary definitions for topdown

top-down

adjective
1.
controlled, directed, or organized from the top
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