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English definition of “leverage (sth) up”

leverage (sth) up

phrasal verb with leverage     /ˈliːvərɪdʒ/ US   /ˈlevərɪdʒ/ verb [T]
to increase the amount of money borrowed : He wanted them to leverage up the company and buy back some stock .leverage yourself up Hedge funds routinely leverage themselves up to surprisingly high levels .
(Definition of leverage (sth) up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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