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divestment

Syllabification: di·vest·ment
Pronunciation: /diˈvestmənt, dī-
 
/

Definition of divestment in English:

noun

Another term for divestiture.
Example sentences
  • He estimates that at most two to five percent of tobacco shares have been sold through divestment.
  • A major feature of the privatization process has been the accompanying divestment of regulation.
  • Funds fret that lawmakers are dictating divestment without specifying which companies they should sell.

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