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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of leverage.


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  • This was a first for Calvin Klein as the label leverages the power of social networking and bringing fashion to your mobile appliance, thus making fashion also portable.

    FashionWindows Network

  • The new name leverages the equity we have built in the El Paso brand, and it speaks directly to what our E&P business does so well: finding and producing oil and natural gas.

  • Among the leverages was a $60 million loan taken out against the parking lots surrounding

    National Business News - Local Business News | bizjournals

  • I'm reckoning on giving it a week or two to see what happens, with maybe another wee prod if required -- possibly with a bonus story or something similar only available to donors to see if that * ahem* "leverages" more support.

    Direct Distribution Experiment

  • When he says things like let's put a moratorium on foreclosures and let's regulate the kind of leverages and reserves that banks and other companies need to have for savings that ends up affecting credit availability and whether people can get loans and reasonable loans.

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2008

  • So I expect the newspaper, the commentators specific to try to each one look at the situation from the point of view, which really reflects the kind of leverages Lebanon is living at the moment.

    CNN Transcript May 25, 2007

  • But I don't know how a teen 'leverages' that into anything meaningful -- college application? Stories / Popular

  • There may be other providers, but in many instances the grants from the District are only partial grants - the Church "leverages" those grants (including some $10 million in additional funds, much provided by donations by parishioners).


  • The NEA's figures claim that each NEA dollar leverages nearly another $6 from other sources - a function that shouldn't be lightly dismissed, tempting as it has been to regard the NEA as theatrically irrelevant in the cautious post - "NEA Four" years.

    Some thoughts about Landesman's remarks

  • Cadila Chairman and Managing Director Pankaj Patel said the combination "leverages strengths, looks at future possibilities and creates a common platform to pool in expertise."

    Cadila, Bayer in Joint Venture for India Pharma Sales


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