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    disinvest

    disinvest - Dictionary definition and meaning for word disinvest

    Definition
    (verb) deprive of status or authority
    Synonyms : divest
    Example Sentence
    • he was divested of his rights and his title
    • They disinvested themselves of their rights
    Definition
    (verb) reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
    Synonyms : divest
    Example Sentence
    • The company decided to divest
    • the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property
    • There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa
    Definition
    (verb) remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
    Synonyms : divest , strip , undress
    Example Sentence
    • The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim
    • She divested herself of her outdoor clothes
    • He disinvested himself of his garments
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