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bottom-up approach

 in the context of offender profiling, an approach that starts from the available evidence from the crimes committed by a particular offender (the 'bottom') and attempts to look for connections and links between them that will give a clue to the characteristics of the criminal.

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July 25th 2021

sentience

the quality or state of beingsentient; consciousness; Feeling as distinguished from perception or thought.