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gearingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈɡɪə.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈɡɪr.ɪŋ/ (also leverage) UK SPECIALIZED
the amount 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 Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gearingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈɡɪərɪŋ/ (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)
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