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LEVERAGE Definition & Legal Meaning

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Use of existing power, information, and material to obtain a successful result, minimizing overall resource expenditure. Influential capability over a system, or environment, to multiply results from one’s efforts with no corresponding resource consumption increase. Advantageous situation where little cost yields high satisfaction and success. Also refer to financial leverage and operating leverage.


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