Definition of bottom line
Examples of bottom line in a Sentence
If our flight is late, we will miss our connection. That's the bottom line.
A student with special needs can stress a school's budget, but the bottom line is that the state must provide for the child's education.
How will these changes affect our bottom line?
He's always got his eye on the bottom line.
He says his bottom line is $120,000.
Recent Examples of bottom line from the Web
The top line is down, the bottom line is down, and margin percentages are off.
The bottom line is that the Rauners, Pritzkers and Kanyes of the world will pay the same rate as the CPS janitors—for at least another two years.
The bottom line is that the iPhone X is $999, and based on the lackluster sales, consumers can’t or won’t pay for something that expensive.
The bottom line is that all of this is still contingent on the fact that the free in-flight Wi-Fi actually works—and works well enough to support a painless viewing experience.
The bottom line is that policymakers and advocates who have pushed for more testing in part as a way to narrow the gap between rich and poor have undermined their own efforts.
Donald Trump has been a boon for the bottom lines of national news outlets.
The bottom line this year was boosted by such hits as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Specialty fruits and vegetables will likely follow the commodity crops; the reduced regulatory burden and the cheapness of Crispr will allow companies appealing to consumers’ senses rather than farmers’ bottom lines to enter the market.
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bottom line Synonyms
sum and substance, the long and short (or the long and the short);
BOTTOM-LINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bottom line for English Language Learners
the bottom line : the most important part of something : the most important thing to consider
: the final result or outcome
: a company's profits or losses
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