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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Concerned exclusively with costs and profits: bottom-line issues.
  • adj. Ruthlessly realistic; pragmatic: a bottom-line political strategy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fishing-line stretched on the bottom and having attached to it short lines with hooks.

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