In finance and economics, divestment or divestiture is the reduction of some kind of asset for financial, ethical, or political objectives or sale of an existing business by a firm. A divestment is the opposite of an investment.
obsolete form of divestiture
The act of divesting, or something divested.
The process of stripping away a person's confidence, values and attitudes in order to indoctrinate them into an organization.
the action or process of selling off subsidiary business interests or investments
"the divestiture of state-owned assets"
The act of stripping, or depriving; the state of being divested; the deprivation, or surrender, of possession of property, rights, etc.
an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior;
"the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly"
the sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division