[ dis-in-vest ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪnˈvɛst /
verb (used without object)
to engage in disinvestment.
verb (used with object)
to subject (capital goods) to disinvestment.
Origin of disinvest
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/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈvɛst) /
(usually foll by in) to remove investment (from)
(intr) to reduce the capital stock of an economy or enterprise, as by not replacing obsolete machinery
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