Divesture vs. Divestiture

By Jaxson

  • Divestiture

    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.

  • Divesture (noun)

    obsolete form of divestiture

  • Divestiture (noun)

    The act of divesting, or something divested.

  • Divestiture (noun)

    The process of stripping away a person’s confidence, values and attitudes in order to indoctrinate them into an organization.

  • Divestiture (noun)

    the action or process of selling off subsidiary business interests or investments

    “the divestiture of state-owned assets”

Oxford Dictionary

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