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bottom

noun
 
 
/ˈbɒtəm/
[S or U] the lowest or worst level of something: hit/reach bottom The Nasdaq fell 29.5% but investors recouped all of their losses 7 weeks after stocks hit bottom.at the bottom There was a job for him in the company, as long as he was prepared to start at the bottom.at the bottom of sth The time to buy is at the bottom of a recession.
[S] the lowest part of something: at the bottom (of sth) Click on "save page" at the bottom of the page.
the bottom drops/falls out of the market ECONOMICS, STOCK MARKET used when a product or share has reached its lowest price and people have stopped buying it: The dot-com bubble burst and the bottom fell out of the tech market. When the bottom dropped out of the stock market, he lost money.
(Definition of bottom noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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