Meaning of “gearing” in the English Dictionary


"gearing" in Business English

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gearingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡɪərɪŋ/ us also capital gearing, also equity gearing UK FINANCE

the amount of money a company has borrowed compared to its share capital:

You must look at the company's gearing level and its ability to service its debt.

(Definition of “gearing” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)