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Georgetown made another step toward its sustainability goals earlier this year when officials shared plans to divest from fossil fuel companies, in part because of the threat of climate change.

He said fully divesting from any specific industry is very complicated.

When they come, it’s likely that the Justice Department and FTC antitrust cases will include a request, among other remedies, that key properties be divested to restore competition.

With a great strategy, you should see solid results by six months, and even more solid results by a year, but these results don’t just disappear the second you decide to divest and reallocate your marketing budget to something else.

“I think police culture has become radically divested from the communities they’re supposed to serve,” Ginzel said.

The time is ripe—and right—for action to begin that would divest Russia of the World Cup and award it to another nation.

Waters has become a regular of the various campaigns to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel.

The Presbyterians decided to divest in 2004, and the reaction from establishment Jewish organizations was swift.

They put all their weight into defeating the proposal to divest--and they won, but by a measly two votes.

Their first goal would be to force the university endowments to divest themselves of shares in these banks.

I endeavoured to divest myself of all selfish bias, and loved more and more to inquire into religious subjects.

So shall you compass the glory of the whole world, and divest yourself of the abjectness of humanity.

Yet if we could only divest it of its evil smell, the wild Wood Garlick would rank among the most beautiful of our British plants.

So we see that the State of Illinois did not quite divest itself of the barbarisms of the common law.

Divest chivalry of the religious element, and you take away its glory and its fascination.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to divest, such as: bankrupt, deprive, dismantle, rob, unload, and bare.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.