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Definitions of leverage:
  • noun:   investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
  • noun:   strategic advantage; power to act effectively
    Example: "Relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage"
  • noun:   the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
  • verb:   provide with leverage
    Example: "We need to leverage this company"
  • verb:   supplement with leverage
    Example: "Leverage the money that is already available"

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