rock bottom Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"rock bottom" in British English

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rock bottomnoun [U]

uk   us   informal

rock bottom noun [U] (LOW)

the ​lowestpossiblelevel: Confidence in the ​government is atrockbottom. Prices have reachedrockbottom. They were ​selling the ​goods at rock-bottomprices. The president's ​approvalratings have hitrockbottom.

rock bottom noun [U] (UNHAPPY)

the most ​unhappy that someone has ​ever been in ​theirlife: Dan had just ​left me and I was atrockbottom. Alcoholics often have to reach/​hitrockbottom before they can ​recognize that they have a ​problem.
(Definition of rock bottom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rock-bottom" in American English

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rock-bottomadjective

 us   /ˈrɑk ˈbɑt·əm/ infml
at the ​lowestpossiblelevel or in the ​worstsituation: rock-bottom ​prices The ​teamhitrockbottom, ​losing 12 ​games in a ​row.
(Definition of rock-bottom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rock bottom" in Business English

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rock bottomnoun [U]

uk   us   informal
the ​lowest possible ​level: The ​market has hit rock ​bottom. The ​shares have reached rock ​bottom.

rock bottomadjective [before noun]

(also rock-bottom) uk   us  
used to describe something that has ​reached its ​lowestlevel: rock-bottom ​prices/​interestrates The Federal Reserve Board has begun ​liftingshort-terminterestrates from rock ​bottomlevels.
(Definition of rock bottom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rock bottom”
in Chinese (Simplified) 低点, 最低点, 最低水平…
in Chinese (Traditional) 低點, 最低點, 最低水準…
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