lev·er·aged adjective \ˈle-və-rijd, ˈlē-; ˈlev-rijd, ˈlēv-\
: having a high proportion of debt relative to equity
of the purchase of a company : made with borrowed money that is secured by the assets of the company bought <a leveraged buyout>
First Known Use of LEVERAGED
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