Definitions for "Leveraging"
Leveraging is the reuse of source and/or target text from one set of documents in a subsequent version of those documents (or web pages, software, etc.). It is often referred to as 'Translation Recycling and Reuse'.
Refers to the amount of previously translated text from an earlier release that can be reused or recycled.
The portion of translated material from a previous version that can be reused. Leverage is usually expressed as a percentage. For the specific case where CAT tools are used, leveraging is the process of searching through a translation memory for 100% and fuzzy matches, and then pasting the previously translated segments into the current document.
marketing dollars spent in support of a sposorship above and beyond the basic sponsorship fees. See also Support Spending.
The use of grant or loan funds as reserve funds for the issuance of debt. Many states leverage their State Revolving Fund (SRF) to increase the amount of funds available for lending.
Using a small amount of funds to attract other funds, including loans, grants and equity investments. The premise of leveraging is to use public dollars in conjunction with private dollars to increase the number of affordable housing units that can be produced.
investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
Borrowing money for investments by using assets such as your home as security.
A strategy that uses borrowed monies to purchase financial assets with the objective of increasing returns.
Creation of collaborative relationships or formal agreements with others outside FDA. The collaborations may develop as partnerships, cooperative agreements, or other similar arrangements entered into by a component of FDA and another organization, such as a corporation, educational institution, trade or consumer group, government agency, or foreign government. Leveraging is always cooperative and beneficial to all the parties involved, and is structured to advance FDA's mission to protect and promote the Nation's public health. ... Resources that might be leveraged are numerous, but typical examples would be expertise, equipment, emerging technologies, and databases. FDA, Guidance for FDA Staff, Leveraging Handbook, An agency handbook for effective collaboration, 2003
Utilizing current support staff to handle some or all of a new contract; helps reduce both costs and ramp-up period.
The exploitation by an organisation of its existing resources to their fullest extent.
The use of one's own resources to raise others' commitment of resources.
if a school offers a talented student extra financial aid, regardless of need, the student is more likely to enroll. Leveraging is the controversial practice of figuring out how much it will take to attract such students and customizing aid offers to optimize the quality of the incoming class.
Putting down the minimum down payment on a piece of property and financing the largest percentage possible.