Translation of "divest" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /diˈvest, daiˈvest/

(formal) to take off something that you are wearing

She divested herself of her coat.

(formal) to get rid of somethng, for example by selling it or by giving it away

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The company is divesting itself of assets to concentrate on its core newspaper business.

(formal) to take something away from someone or something

He was divested of his rank and thrown into prison.

(Translation of “divest” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)