deleveraging

[ dee-lev-er-ij-ing, ‐lee-ver‐ ]

noun
  1. the act or process of paying off or reducing debt; a decreasing of financial leverage.

Origin of deleveraging

1
First recorded in 1975–80; de- + leveraging

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