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disinvestverb [I]

uk   us   /ˌdɪs.ɪnˈvest/ (also divest)
to ​sellyour shares in a ​company or to ​stop taking ​part in a ​businessactivity
disinvestment
noun [U] uk   us   /-mənt/ (US also divestiture, divestment)
(Definition of disinvest from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disinvestverb [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌdɪsɪnˈvest/ ECONOMICS, FINANCE
to ​stopinvesting in a ​company, ​industry, or country, or ​reduce the ​amountinvested: He's disinvested some ​funds that are ​investing in ​companies that do ​business in the ​region. Pension ​fundmanagers were ​opposed to the ​idea of having to disinvest from these ​companies.
disinvestment
noun [C or U]
Investors ​complained that they didn't have sufficient ​information about the ​merger to make ​intelligentinvestment and disinvestment decisions.
(Definition of disinvest from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disinvest”
in Chinese (Simplified) 卖掉股份, 撤资…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賣掉股份, 撤資…
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