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divesting

verb
present participle of divest

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1 to end the occupancy or possession of
  • unable to make their mortgage payments, they were summarily divested of their house

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2 to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers
  • the former CEO has divested himself of most of his responsibilities but will continue to work with the company as a consultant

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3 to take something away from
  • he was divested of the boxing title when the fraud was uncovered

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“Divesting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/divesting. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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