Leverage (noun): Ability to influence situations or people so that there can be control what happens. (प्रभावन क्षमता)
Synonyms: Clout, Control, Domination, Influence
Antonyms: Helplessness, Impotence, Weakness
Example: Because of the shortage of the fuel, the fuel suppliers have a great deal of leverage in this competetive market.
The moment that decision on Afghanistan was taken, Pakistan once again acquired leverage with the big powers and all stakeholders for peace in Afghanistan.