leverage
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leverage(
leh
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vrihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physics)
a. el apalancamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Grab onto that rock on your left as leverage to pull you up.Agarra esa roca a su izquierda como apalancamiento para subirte.
b. hacer palanca
You can use a flat screwdriver as leverage to open the paint can.Para abrir la lata de pintura, puedes hacer palanca con un destornillador.
2. (influence)
a. la influencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My father has a lot of leverage in the club and can give you a discount.Mi padre tiene mucha influencia en el club y te puede dar un descuento.
b. la palanca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can only find a job in that organization if you have leverage with someone who works there.Solo puedes conseguir trabajo en esa organización si tienes palanca con alguien que trabaja allí.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (finance)
a. apalancar
The bank finances large scale investments and leverages additional financial resources.El banco financia a grandes inversionistas y los apalanca con fondos adicionales.
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leverage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (technology)
a. el apalancamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to bring leverage to bear onejercer presión sobre
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leverage [ˈliːvərɪdʒ]
noun
apalancamiento (m); influencia (f); palanca (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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