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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The sale by a company of a product line or a subsidiary or a division; An order to an offending party to rid itself of property.

Usage examples (39)
  • divestiture of a limited partner 's interest in the partnership requires consent of all members.
  • The court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly
  • "We did look to do some divestitures, so negotiating the divestiture was a factor on who got a chunk of what business," says Sherman.
  • Kalla said the divestiture, which is expected to close during the third quarter, signals CBS' new strategic focus on advertising-supported media. for more
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