bottom line

Definition

Gross sales minus taxes, interest, depreciation, and other expenses. also called net earnings or net income or net profit.

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You need to make sure that everything you do is for the good of the bottom line for your company.

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I told him that the bottom line was that we were going to continue with the trade, whether they liked it or not.

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After my boss analyzed our revenue and took out taxes and other expenses, he declared that our company's bottom line showed our profit was increasing.

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