VCR Presentation 5
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1. the action of a lever that raises or lifts
2. power to influence; a position of strength
Uses In The World
Business: Uses leverage, or the power to influence and position strength strategically, to make a profit. It is used so that the efforts made are returned with revenue.
Roots and Origin
lev (L.) "of little weight"
The word appeared in 1724, meaning, "action of a lever", and in 1937, it was first used in a business sense. This is the noun in financial tense. It was made a verb in the English language in 1957.
Synonyms and Antonyms
Antonyms (first definition)
CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.
b) Would you like a leverage with your burger?
c) The company leveraged its assets to increase revenue through customer satisfaction.
d)The business woman had a great strategy for the upcoming quarter, but she did not have enough leverage to sway her bosses.