英 ['liːv(ə)rɪdʒ; 'lev(ə)rɪdʒ]
- n. 手段，影响力；杠杆作用；杠杆效率
- v. 利用；举债经营
- leverage (n.)
- 1724, "action of a lever," from lever (n.) + -age. Meaning "power or force of a lever" is from 1827; figurative sense from 1858. The financial sense is attested by 1933, American English; as a verb by 1956. Related: Leveraged; leverages; leveraging.
- 1. The spade and fork have longer shafts, providing better leverage.
- 2. We'll have to use leverage to move this huge rock.
- 3. He has some leverage over the politician.
- 4. His function as a Mayor affords him the leverage to get things done through attending committee meetings.
- 5. It's the secretary's man; I have a lot of leverage.
- 作为部长的红人, 我具有不少的影响.
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