below the line

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  1. See under line1 (def. 31).

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British Dictionary definitions for below-the-line


  1. denoting the entries printed below the horizontal line on a company's profit-and-loss account that show how any profit is to be distributed

  2. (of an advertising campaign) employing sales promotions, direct marketing, in-store exhibitions and displays, trade shows, sponsorship, and merchandising that do not involve an advertising agency

  1. (in national accounts) below the horizontal line separating revenue from capital transactions: Compare above-the-line

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