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English definition of “leverage”

leverage

noun [U] (VALUE)    /ˈliː.vər.ɪdʒ/ US  /ˈlev.ɚ.ɪdʒ/ specialized
the relationship between the amount of money that a company owes to banks and the value of the companyBorrowing, lending and debt → Synonym gearing
(Definition of leverage noun (VALUE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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