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devest

[dih-vest] /dɪˈvɛst/
verb (used with object)
1.
Law. to divest.
2.
Obsolete. to remove the clothes from; undress.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Middle French desvester, Old French desvestir, equivalent to des- dis-1 + vestir to clothe < Latin vestīre; see divest
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devest

/dɪˈvɛst/
verb
1.
(transitive) a rare variant spelling of divest
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