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noun [countable] low pronunciation in British English /ləʊ/ 
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  1. 1
    business the lowest level, value, or price
    fall/plunge to a new low:

    The euro fell to a new low against the dollar yesterday.

    a record/all-time low (=worse than ever before):

    Share prices hit an all-time low.

    1. a.
      used about temperatures

      Overnight lows will be around 5 degrees Celsius.

  2. 2
    a bad time in your life
    highs and lows (=good times and bad times):

    He's experienced all the highs and lows of an actor's life.

    an all-time low (=the worst time):

    The game was one of the all-time lows in the club's history.

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