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Bottom line

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the bottom line (finance): the part of a financial statement that shows net income or loss
noun
bottom line literally refers to the last thing written on a document.

-What's our bottom line this quarter? -We have lost $4,000.
Sign on the bottom line and the contract will be finalized.

the bottom line (of a discussion, of a meeting): the conclusion, the main or essential point (of a discussion, of a meeting)
idiom
I might be a little late, but the bottom line is that I will be at your party.

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