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disinvest

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verb dis·in·vest \(ˌ)dis-in-ˈvest\

Simple Definition of disinvest

  • finance : to take your money out of an area, industry, company, etc., by selling property, shares, or stock

Full Definition of disinvest

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to reduce or eliminate capital investment (as in an industry or area)

Examples of disinvest

  1. Several companies have disinvested from the country to protest its human rights policies.



1945

First Known Use of disinvest

1945


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