Definition of “disinvest” - English Dictionary

“disinvest” in British English

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disinvestverb [ I ]

uk /ˌdɪs.ɪnˈvest/ us /ˌdɪs.ɪnˈvest/ also divest

(Definition of “disinvest” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“disinvest” in Business English

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disinvestverb [ C or U ]

uk /ˌdɪsɪnˈvest/ us 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

Investors complained that they didn't have sufficient information about the merger to make intelligent investment and disinvestment decisions.

(Definition of “disinvest” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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