Learn how to say Leverage correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word leverage:
1the exertion of force by means of a lever:
my spade hit something solid that wouldn’t respond to leverage
mechanical advantage gained by leverage:
use a metal bar to increase the leverage
the power to influence a person or situation:
the right wing had lost much of its political leverage in the Assembly
2 Finance the ratio of a company’s loan capital (debt) to the value of its ordinary shares (equity); gearing.
the use of credit or borrowed capital to increase the earning potential of shares.
1 (usually as adjective leveraged) use borrowed capital for (an investment), expecting the profits made to be greater than the interest payable:
a leveraged takeover bid
2use (something) to maximum advantage:
the organization needs to leverage its key resources