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bottom line

noun [C]  us   /ˈbɑt̬·əm ˈlɑɪn/

bottom line noun [C] (FINANCES)

the total profit or loss of a company at the end of a particular period of time: How will the rise in interest rates affect our bottom line?

bottom line noun [C] (FINAL RESULT)

the final result or the most important consideration of a situation, activity, or discussion: The bottom line is that they lost the game.
Translations of “bottom line”
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 損益表底線, 盈虧一覽結算線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 损益表底线, 盈亏一览结算线…
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