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English definition of “bottom”

bottom

noun (LOWEST PLACE)    /ˈbɒt.əm/ US  /ˈbɑː.t̬əm/
A1 [C usually singular] the lowest part of something: He stood at the bottom of the stairs and called up to me. Extra information will be found at the bottom of the page. The ship had sunk to the bottom of the sea/the sea bottom. At school, Einstein was (at the) bottom of (= the least successful student in) his class. The manager of the hotel started at the bottom (= in one of the least important jobs) 30 years ago, as a porter. The rich usually get richer, while the people at the bottom (= at the lowest position in society) stay there.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objectsSurfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects bottoms [plural] the lower part of a piece of clothing that consists of two parts: I've found my bikini bottoms but not my top. Have you seen my pyjama/tracksuit bottoms anywhere?Clothing - general words
(Definition of bottom noun (LOWEST PLACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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