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English definition of “divest”


verb [I or T]     /dɪˈvest/ mainly US
to sell something, especially a business or a part of a business : The company is divesting its less profitable business operations . She has divested her self of (= sold ) some of her share-holdings.Selling
(Definition of divest verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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