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disinvestment

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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disinvestmentdis‧in‧vest‧ment /ˌdɪsənˈvestmənt/ noun [countable, uncountable] technical 🔊 🔊 BFSthe process of taking your money out of a company by selling your shares in it opp investment
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disinvestmentFederal disinvestment posed a serious dilemma for distressed cities.Publicity surrounding organisations committed to ethical trading has led to some disinvestment.There are several techniques that Godard uses to produce distancing and consequently the disinvestment of desire in images.By contrast, the Reagan administration pursued privatism as a strategy of urban disinvestment.
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