Translation of leverage in Spanish:

leverage

apalancamiento, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɛv(ə)rɪdʒ//ˈliːv(ə)rɪdʒ//ˈliv(ə)rɪdʒ//ˈlɛv(ə)rɪdʒ/

noun

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    • 1.1Physics

      apalancamiento masculine
      hold it at the end for better leverage sujétalo de la punta para que haga palanca mejor
      • Try inserting the handle at an angle, catching a raised portion of the cutter blade, and using leverage to turn it clockwise or counter-clockwise.
      • They are all about leverage rather than strength.
      • The design, now standard equipment on all Top Fuel dragsters, used leverage over brute force to apply more downforce with less drag, and the results were immediate.
      • He stresses the importance of getting out of one's stance quickly while maintaining good balance and leverage.
      • This is the flexible or efficient use of balance, leverage, and movement in the performance of Judo throws and other skills.

    • 1.2(influence)

      influencia feminine
      palanca feminine informal
      • The US also had enormous economic leverage within the organisation.
      • Thus the US would have greater leverage in negotiations over trade, investments and so forth.
      • The NFL also needs multiple cities competing to host the game in order to get maximum leverage in negotiations.
      • They are used by minorities to block legislation and to gain bargaining leverage with majorities.
      • If you can't threaten someone with a vendetta, then you have very little leverage in negotiations.

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    Finance
    apalancamiento masculine
    • They are free to pursue or abandon any investing strategy they want, including the use of leverage to pump up investment returns.
    • Reckless companies used leverage to do $3 trillion of mergers and acquisitions in 2006, at the top of the market.
    • In summary, duration leverage can be a useful tool, but it must be used with moderation.

transitive verb

US

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    (bring about)
    provocar
    • The government should announce an annual award for the department or entity that best leverages IT for good governance, transparency and the maximum welfare impact for citizens.
    • Even events of the most serious nature get overshadowed by the political squabbles that will result as both sides attempt to leverage the issue to their advantage.
    • Some programs leverage PC technology to truly benefit students.
    • While this trait is generally regarded as a weakness among us common folk, politicians can leverage it to their advantage.
    • Shared information between supply chain partners can only be fully leveraged through process integration.
    • While there were many new tools available, most people reverted to old processes using new tools rather than changing the process to leverage new tools to advantage.
    • The best candidates for Linux in the enterprise are organizations that can leverage their existing knowledge base.
    • A number of agreements are being signed by various organisations to leverage the advantages of working together.
    • If not, why do we not spend every waking moment thinking about how to direct all of our individual and collective efforts to leverage health gain?
    • Building a number of independent portals will not serve these diverse needs and may not allow the institution to leverage the power of integrated systems to its advantage.
    • One of the primary reasons organizations fail to leverage their existing data and business systems when they move to the Web is they feel it will take too much time.
    • This means the day-long event will provide quality information about how to leverage IT for competitive advantage.
    • This shift in call type represents a positive trend for companies seeking to leverage their call center resources.
    • Public policy also needs to leverage extra training resources from the private sector.
    • How can these technologies be leveraged to help promote the common goals of humanity?
    • This partnership basically helps in leveraging resources and touching base with communities faster.
    • Look for ways to leverage existing architectures in different ways.
    • The content worlds (publishing, music, etc.) shall be revolutionized by corporations leveraging the Internet.
    • The challenge for every business is how to leverage the maximum potential from these employees.
    • Application aware systems that leverage technologies such as fabric virtualization will change all that.
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    Finance
    (investments/assets) apalancar
    • You know, the people talk about leveraged buy-outs, but this is a leveraged environmental deal.
    • Tracker bonds are leveraged investment funds that track the performance of a stock market index or a basket of indices.
    • Forex also allows highly leveraged trading with low margin requirements relative to its equity counterparts.
    • Hedge funds are usually highly leveraged, which multiplies the amount an investment can make in a rising market.
    • The more an investment can be leveraged the more attractive it becomes, provided the cost of money remains the same.
    • Nevertheless, many traders insist on using tight stops on highly leveraged positions.
    • Long-term incentives and capital accumulation are heavily leveraged and tied to the creation of shareholder value.
    • Interestingly, he also finds that the outcomes vary more for highly leveraged firms.
    • This is partly because the company's performance is more heavily leveraged to the equity markets.
    • Households in this country are so leveraged that they cannot afford higher per capita taxation of any type.
    • Still, the property companies are not heavily leveraged and no major case of insolvency seems imminent.
    • The hedge fund and leveraged speculating community have seen massive inflows and taken on unparalleled leverage.
    • The consumers are stretched thin, and most of the companies are highly leveraged.
    • The global economy is in the process of becoming one leveraged speculating casino.
    • The mighty leveraged speculating community has ballooned amazingly in 12 years.
    • This is a big business that can be leveraged in a few interesting ways.
    • It was inevitable, because highly leveraged and overextended lenders and speculators lead to eventual ruin.
    • They pile more debt, and more risk of default, on businesses that the equity firms leveraged when they bought them in the first place.
    • At the highly leveraged and exposed Wall Street firms, the cost of insurance is even cheaper.
    • For a system so leveraged and commanded by speculative finance, there is little room for error.