Pronunciation: (di-ves'ti-chur, -choor", dī-), [key]
1. the act of divesting.
2. the state of being divested.
3. something, as property or investments, that has been divested: to reexamine the company's acquisitions and divestitures.
4. Also,di•ves•turePronunciation: (di-ves'chur, -choor, dī-). [key]the sale of business holdings or part of a company, esp. under legal compulsion. Also,di•vest'ment.
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