[ dee-lev-er-ij-ing, ‐lee-ver‐ ]
/ diˈlɛv ər ɪdʒ ɪŋ, ‐li vər‐ /
the act or process of paying off or reducing debt; a decreasing of financial leverage.
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Who bore the brunt of deleveraging during the Great Recession?
In an ideal world, we could spend vast sums of federal dollars to balance out the impact of deleveraging in the private sector.