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  Definition of leverage
  1. investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
  2. strategic advantage; power to act effectively; "relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage"
  3. the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
  4. provide with leverage; "We need to leverage this company"
  5. supplement with leverage; "leverage the money that is already available"
Similar Words: leveraging, purchase

 

Hyponyms: bargaining chip

 

Derivational Morphology: pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy, leveraging

 

 
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