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bottom line

bottom line

 
pronunciation:
ba tm laIn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) the final figure or lowest line in a financial statement, showing net profit or loss.
definition 2: the final or essential result or concern.
The bottom line is whether one keeps his self-respect.
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