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leverage

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly
  • lacking much of the leverage it once had, the union is now being forced to make some concessions

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leverage

verb

Synonyms of leverage (Entry 2 of 2)

to take unfair advantage of
  • a reality show contestant who's trying to leverage her 15 minutes of fame

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The first known use of leverage was in 1830

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“Leverage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leverage. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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