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loan leverage UK US noun [U]
FINANCE the amount that a company borrows in relation to its assets or share capital: »

It is normal for loan leverage ratios to fall when market values rise sharply.

Compare DEBT/EQUITY RATIO(Cf. ↑debt/equity ratio)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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