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    divestiture - Dictionary definition and meaning for word divestiture

    (noun) an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior
    Example Sentence
    • the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly
    (noun) the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for divestiture

v invest 2 get a property. Divest is d opposite ie to sell it/get rid off. divestiture is d act of divesting. sale/liquidation of a property

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Divest sounds like D+invest, so disinvest , but do so forcefully under the influence of an authority .Hence divestiture

Link it to divest: Take somebody's possessions. so divestiture is sale of a company

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