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    what's the meaning of "leverage"?

    Dear teachers,
    please read the following sentence:
    We're going to be abandoning any leverage we have on human rights and democratization in the USA.
    What's the meaning of the sentence? What does "leverage" mean here?
    I am sorry I can't give you the context, because I only read this sentence.
    Thanks

  1. AintFoolin
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    Re: what's the meaning of "leverage"?

    ability to influence/force someone else to do something

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