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  Definition of disinvest
  1. remove (someone''s or one''s own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
  2. reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the univeristy to disinvest in South Africa"
  3. deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
Similar Words: strip, undress, divest

 

Hyponyms: dethrone, defrock, unfrock

 

Grouped Verbs: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel

 

Derivational Morphology: undress, strip, striptease, strip show, disinvestment, divestiture

 

 
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