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Verb: disinvest  ,dis-in'vest
  1. Deprive of status or authority
    "They disinvested themselves of their rights";
    - divest
     
  2. Reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
    "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa";
    - divest
     
  3. Remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
    "He disinvested himself of his garments";
    - strip, undress, divest

Derived forms: disinvested, disinvesting, disinvests

Type of: discharge, draw, draw off, free, remove, take, take away, take out, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Disinvest