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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of an approach to a problem that begins at the highest conceptual level and works down to the details.

Usage examples (35)
  • A top-down analysis might begin by looking at macro-economic trends
  • This style of faith emanates from top-down edicts.
  • Or a four-seater that happens to have top-down ability?
  • The TCOT site reflects a top-down approach to organizing. for more
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