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disinvest vi

1 : to reduce or eliminate capital investment (as in an industry or area)
2 : to give up an investment [insiders force the noncontrolling shareholders to… "R. C. Clark"]
: to cause to give up an investment [no one is being…ed or cashed out "R. C. Clark"]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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