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English definition of “bottom line”

bottom line

noun [C] (FINANCES)   /ˈbɑt̬·əm ˈlɑɪn/
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?
(Definition of bottom line noun (FINANCES) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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