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Definitions for disinvestment
ˌdɪs ɪnˈvɛst məntdis·in·vest·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disinvestmentnoun

    the withdrawal of capital from a country or corporation


  1. disinvestmentnoun

    the process of disinvesting; negative investment.


  1. Disinvestment

    Disinvestment refers to the use of a concerted economic boycott to pressure a government, industry, or company towards a change in policy, or in the case of governments, even regime change. The term was first used in the 1980s, most commonly in the United States, to refer to the use of a concerted economic boycott designed to pressure the government of South Africa into abolishing its policy of apartheid. The term has also been applied to actions targeting Iran, Sudan, Northern Ireland, Myanmar, and Israel.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disinvestment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disinvestment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of disinvestment in a Sentence

  1. Stacey Abrams:

    Make no mistake, the former secretary of state was deliberate and intentional in his actions, i know that eight years of systemic disenfranchisement, disinvestment and incompetence had its desired affect on the electoral process in Georgia.

  2. Lori Lightfoot.A:

    What's happening is black folks are getting infected more because they are exposed more, and once infected they're dying more because they have their bodies -- our bodies -- have born the burden of chronic disinvestment( and) active neglect of the community, when I look at it is because of structural racism, which puts us in the forward facing jobs so that we are exposed and less valued and don't have the protection that we need.

  3. Michele Suffredin:

    I am more concerned about the disinvestment in education. This is a short-term pain for us and, at some point, we will go back.

  4. Lawrence Brown:

    When you combine the psychological impact of racism, anti-blackness, economic conditions, red-lining, disinvestment.

  5. Mukaibar Shah:

    Disinvestment has put economy in bad shape.

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