dis invest

disinvest

[dis-in-vest]
verb (used without object)
1.
to engage in disinvestment.
verb (used with object)
2.
to subject (capital goods) to disinvestment.

Origin:
1620–30; dis-1 + invest

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disinvest (ˌdɪsɪnˈvɛst)
 
vb
1.  (usually foll by in) to remove investment (from)
2.  (intr) to reduce the capital stock of an economy or enterprise, as by not replacing obsolete machinery
 
disin'vestment
 
n

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