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English definition of “disinvest”

disinvest

verb [I] uk   /ˌdɪs.ɪnˈvest/ (also divest) us  
to sell your shares in a company or to stop taking part in a business activityFinancial investments and the stock market
disinvestment
noun [U] uk   /-mənt/ (US also divestiture, divestment) us  
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