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disinvest
American English: /ˌdɪsənˈvɛst/
British English: /dɪsɪnˈvɛst/

Translation of disinvest in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • The Prime Minister's announcement of not disinvesting in the oil sector has earned him the loyalty of millions of social activists and public sector employees.
    • I seek leave to table the same survey, which shows that the vast majority of businesses are more likely to be investing in growth for the future than disinvesting.
    • Employees from a number of state-owned banks in the Punjab city of Jalandar also held a massive demonstration on July 20 against any government moves to privatise, merge or disinvest from the companies.

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