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zero-base
[
zeer
-oh-beys]
/ˈzɪər oʊˌbeɪs/
IPA
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adjective
1.
Also,
zero-based
. without reference to a base figure or to previous practice; according to present needs only, as opposed to a percentage increase or decrease of previous figures:
zero-base planning; zero-base inventory.
verb (used with object)
,
zero-based,
zero-basing.
2.
to apply zero-base methods to.
Origin of
zero-base
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1965-1970
1965-70
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