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English definition of “disinvest”

disinvest

verb [C or U]     /ˌdɪsɪnˈvest/ ECONOMICS, FINANCE
to stop investing in a company, industry, or country, or reduce the amount invested: He's disinvested some funds that are investing in companies that do business in the region. Pension fund managers were opposed to the idea of having to disinvest from these companies.
disinvestment noun [C or U]
(Definition of disinvest verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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