WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
dis•in•vest  (dis′in vest), 
  1. Economics, Businessto engage in disinvestment.

  • Economics, Businessto subject (capital goods) to disinvestment.
  • Etymology:
    • dis-1 + invest 1620–30

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    disinvest /ˌdɪsɪnˈvɛst/ vb
    1. (usually followed by in) to remove investment (from)
    2. (intransitive) to reduce the capital stock of an economy or enterprise, as by not replacing obsolete machinery

    ˌdisinˈvestment n

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