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
Arden Key is off to the NFL, which robs LSU of a major talent but won’t have an overly large impact on the bottom line: Key had four sacks across eight games last fall.
In addition to the benefit to the student experience that colleges and universities see from having a diverse student body, this decline in international enrollment is a serious blow to the bottom line at some institutions.
Reducing debt has no effect on EBITDA but has enormous effect on the bottom line.
The bottom line is that there are various avenues for financially challenged individuals to become pilots.
The bottom line is, nobody knows for sure the status of the seals until the containers are opened.
Such decisions are almost always made reluctantly, under huge pressure, and with an eye toward minimizing the effect on the bottom line.
Such decisions are almost always made reluctantly, under huge pressure and with an eye toward minimizing the effect on the bottom line.
In the gun industry, fear is good for the bottom line.
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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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