postdivestiture

adjective
post·​di·​ves·​ti·​ture | \ ˌpōst-dī-ˈve-stə-ˌchu̇r How to pronounce postdivestiture (audio) , -chər, -də-, chiefly Southern -t(y)u̇(ə)r \

Definition of postdivestiture

: 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.

First Known Use of postdivestiture

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Postdivestiture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postdivestiture. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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