Define: Leverage

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Definition: Leverage

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Alternative term for gearing, commonly used in the USA.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Leverage. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 17, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Leverage. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 17, 2019).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Leverage. Retrieved July 17, 2019, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Leverage are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.