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bottom line in Business basics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbottom lineˌbottom ˈline noun [singular]  1 the bottom line2 BBthe profit or the amount of money that a business makes or loses3 the least amount of money that you are willing to accept in a business dealbottom-line adjective
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bottom lineHe figured the currency hedge cost Tomkins 4 million pounds on its bottom line in the first half.The new mercenaries are independent firms with their own bottom line.What keeps the propliners of the world still going as viable business propositions is an item known as the bottom line.The bottom line for city officials: Be kind to your current employers.The bottom line is, there is no stake in anyone legitimizing campaign financing.The are leaving your firms as a result and that is affecting your bottom line.