French translation of 'leverage'
- (using bar, lever)
effet m de levier
- (= influence)
influence fto have leverage with sb
avoir une influence sur qnto have the leverage to do sth
pouvoir peser dans la balance pour faire qch
⇒ His function as a Mayor affords him the leverage to get things done.
Ses fonctions de maire lui permettent de peser dans la balance lorsqu'il s'agit d'accomplir le travail.
- [company, investment]
acheter avec un emprunt à effet de levier
Example Sentences Including 'leverage'
Arthur sat and watched quietly as he stood up, slowly, pushing his hands onto his knees for leverage.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
That if people believed he had it, he could use the idea as leverage.CHAMELEON (2002)
To Bardo and the other Ringists, it must have seemed impossible that he could gain enough leverage to break it.The Broken God
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Translation of leverage from the Collins English to French Dictionary