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From Longman Business Dictionaryleveragedlev‧er‧aged /ˈliːvərɪdʒdˈle-, ˈliː-/ adjectiveFINANCE1a leveraged company is financed by a high level of borrowing in relation to its SHARE CAPITAL (=the money it has from selling its shares)The company is profitable even though it is leveraged much more than most small businesses.It has carried a more heavily leveraged balance sheet than most other oil companies, with debt making up about 47% of its overall capital.2leveraged deal/purchase/transaction etc a deal etc in which borrowed money is used by the buyer to pay for somethingThe market for bank loans for leveraged transactions has grown weak.
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