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has more control over the downstream context. In other words, the upstream context

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Cover of Microservices for the Enterprise: Designing, Developing, and Deploying

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If you delete this stretch of words, then the resulting sentence makes more sense:

"The upstream context defines the domain model passed between the two contexts."

Anytime the authors write, "In other words," you know that you can disregard whatever came immediately before.