Examples of disinvest in a Sentence
Several companies have disinvested from the country to protest its human rights policies.
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Among his concerns: What if the end of the SRC meant the state, which now funds about half of the school system’s $3 billion budget, used that as an excuse to disinvest in Philadelphia?
While Japan’s national government tried to ensure that students in the affected area got more resources after the accident, officials in New Orleans disinvested in the public educational system in their city.
America had disinvested and none of the would-be replacement powers in the region demonstrated the capacity for stability, control, or governance.
Lightsey spoke about how a case like this could undermine trust between disinvested communities and the police officers meant to protect them.
But instead the administration is disinvesting to such a degree that the only logical outcome will be a decrease in enrollment and a skewing of the participant pool toward costlier, sicker people.
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legal Definition of disinvest
- insiders force the noncontrolling shareholders to…disinvest
- —R. C. Clark
- no one is being…disinvested or cashed out
- —R. C. Clark
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