divestible

divestible

[dih-ves-tuh-buhl, dahy-]
adjective
capable of being divested, as an estate in land.

Origin:
1640–50; divest + -ible

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divest (daɪˈvɛst)
 
vb (usually foll by of)
1.  to strip (of clothes): to divest oneself of one's coat
2.  to deprive or dispossess
3.  property law to take away an estate or interest in property vested (in a person)
 
[C17: changed from earlier devest]
 
di'vestible
 
adj
 
divestiture
 
n
 
divesture
 
n
 
di'vestment
 
n

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