disinvest(redirected from disinvested)
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1. (Economics) (usually foll by in) to remove investment (from)
2. (Economics) (intr) to reduce the capital stock of an economy or enterprise, as by not replacing obsolete machinery
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to engage in disinvestment.
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Past participle: disinvested
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|Verb||1.||disinvest - deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"|
dethrone - remove a monarch from the throne; "If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned"
|2.||disinvest - reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "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"|
|3.||disinvest - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"|
discase, disrobe, strip down, uncase, undress, strip, unclothe, peel - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
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disinvest[ˌdɪsɪnˈvest] VI → desinvertir (from de)
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