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bottom line

A popular term borrowed from accountancy and business, which was first used as a verb (to state succinctly or summarise) in reference to a final result of a complex process or ultimate conclusion. It is now more widely used as a noun (a summary or basic conclusion), meaning the net income after taxes—excess of revenues over expenses, earnings and profits.
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Clark University student Sara Hazouri and Bridgewater State University student Dorinda Abrafi spoke about how their Bottom Line counselors have helped them stay on track to become the first in their families to graduate from college.
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How much of your bottom line depends on complex and repeated diagnostic procedures?
But rest assured that the FPC, Board of Directors, and HQ have worked proactively to minimize the financial impact of recent events on ARMA's bottom line.
The quicker you can make a decision, and move on, the quicker those benefits can translate to your bottom line.
Coalitions, like any other technology, have tremendous range in how they add value to the bottom line.
If closely managed and skillfully manipulated, all corporate assets - which can range from real estate holdings to computer networks to workstations - can substantially and positively affect the corporate bottom line.
They are a money saver, and the bottom line benefits alone are enough reason for management to be aggressively involved in plant safety.
This results in a timing difference between expenses and revenues, as reflected in the bottom line, and will continue to play a role as we build critical mass and beyond.
Along the way, she received some extra help from Bottom Line, a Boston-based nonprofit that opened a Worcester branch during Ms.
The Leading Beyond the Bottom Line article series has received an overwhelming response from ACPE members, mostly in enthusiastic support of this new leadership concept.