Significado de “lever” - en el Diccionario Inglés

lever en inglés británico

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levernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈliː.vər/ /ˈlev.ɚ/
lever
verb [ T usually + adv/prep ] uk us

She levered up the drain cover.

(Definición de lever del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

lever en inglés americano

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levernoun [ C ]

us /ˈlev·ər, ˈli·vər/

a handle that you move to control the operation of a machine:

He pushed the lever into the "on" position and started the machine.

physics A lever is also a bar, moving over a fixed point, that when pressed down at one end can move or lift something at the other end.

(Definición de lever del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

lever en inglés de negocios

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levernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈliːvər/ us /ˈlevər/

a bar or handle which moves around a fixed point, so that one end of it can be pushed or pulled in order to control a machine or move a heavy object:

Lower the lever to lock the machine into place.

ECONOMICS, POLITICS, FINANCE something you use to try to persuade someone to do what you want or to get the result you want:

Using trade or other economic tools as a lever of diplomacy is not new.
a lever for (doing) sth If your mortgage offer is less than you wanted, it may be a useful lever for getting the price of the house down.

leververb [ T ]

uk /ˈliːvər/ us /ˈlevər/

to try to persuade someone to do what you want, or try to get a particular result:

lever sb into (doing) sth But the government has not allowed the market to lever employers into that position.

(Definición de lever del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)