leveraged

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

lev·er·aged

adjective \ˈle-və-rijd, ˈlē-; ˈlev-rijd, ˈlēv-\

Definition of LEVERAGED

1
:  having a high proportion of debt relative to equity
2
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

1953

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