post·​di·​ves·​ti·​ture ˌpōst-dī-ˈve-stə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce postdivestiture (audio)
 chiefly Southern  -t(y)u̇(ə)r
: following a divestiture (such as the sale of business units by a corporation)
But the Baby Bells have gone on their own postdivestiture cost-cutting sprees and moved into competitive deregulated businesses as well.David Pauly et al.

Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postdivestiture was in 1969

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“Postdivestiture.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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