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verb American English pronunciation: bottom /ˈbɑtəm/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theybottom
he/she/itbottoms
present participlebottoming
past tensebottomed
past participlebottomed

phrasal verb

bottom out

[intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybottom out
he/she/itbottoms out
present participlebottoming out
past tensebottomed out
past participlebottomed out
if something such as an economy or price bottoms out, it reaches its lowest level before starting to improve again

Real estate values are still falling, and show no signs of bottoming out.

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