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low

noun [C]
 
 
/ləʊ/
the lowest level that something has reached since it has been measured or during a particular period: hit/fall to a low The company's stock fell to a six-month low.a new/record/all-time low The dollar hit a record low against the euro and was down sharply against the Japanese yen. The price of oil has nearly doubled from last year's lows. →  Compare high noun
→  See also historic low
Translations of “low”
in Chinese (Traditional) (人生的)低谷,低潮…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人生的)低谷,低潮…
(Definition of low noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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