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Definition of "disinvestment" [disinvestment]

  • Withdrawal of capital investment from a company or country. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disinvestment" in a sentence
  • "So basically, no investment, salary cuts, lack of upgrades will reduce costs for about 4 years and we will get decent service, but once the disinvestment is complete, things will go south quickly."
  • "There is also the question of how labor addresses longterm disinvestment and deindustrialization."
  • "Some $30 billion worth of pension funds investment are up for imminent withdrawal, and more and more corporate disinvestment is becoming real disengagement from the South African economy."