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06:14 Aug 14, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: BOTTOM LINE

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nasee belowxxxG_Edition
naFazit - das Fazit
Charly Hopp
nasee belowUlrike Lieder



7 mins
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In colloquial usage, you might say "unterm Strich", and that might fit your context just fine.

Schäfer, Hyperbook, lists the following:
bottom line
(com) Grundgeschäft n, Hauptsparte f
(ie, of a business, trade, or industry; syn, mainstay business)
(com) Endergebnis n (syn, final result)
(Fin) Endgewinn m od Endverlust m (ie, final profit or loss figure for a transaction)

You'll have to see which of those works within your context.

Ulrike Lieder
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9 mins
Fazit - das Fazit

This is the official one. (Oxford Duden)

Charly Hopp
Local time: 15:31
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The Peter Collin Business German and the Leo EN>DE Dictionary suggest the following (depending on the context):

1.~of accounts: Saldo, Saldozeile
2.fig.: Fazit, Endeffekt, Endergebnis, Schlußfolgerung, Resultat, Kerngeschäft
that's the ~: darauf läuft es im Endeffekt hinaus

    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/?search=bottom+line&lang=en
    Reference: http://www.iee.et.tu-dresden.de/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/wernerr/sear...
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