how to pronounce leverage


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leverage is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of leverage in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… approach where we leverage these amazing …”

meanings of leverage


  1. The use of borrowed funds with a contractually determined return to increase the ability of a business to invest and earn an expected higher return, but usually at high risk.
  2. By extension, any influence which is compounded or used to gain an advantage.
  3. A force compounded by means of a lever rotating around a pivot; see torque.
  4. The ability to earn very high returns when operating at high capacity utilization of a facility.


  1. To use; to exploit; to manipulate in order to take full advantage (of something).

leverage frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word leverage occurs in english on average 3.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics leverage can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that leverage can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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