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divestiture

[ dih-ves-ti-cher, -choo r or dih-vest-muh nt; dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF divestiture

Synonyms for divestiture

  • disinvestment
  • divestment
  • dispossession
  • privation
  • divesture
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This divestiture of sensation proceeds to such an extent that there is nothing left beyond what M. Villey calls the pure form.

He is more puzzled over this problem of divestiture than any other, and finds the solution of it only in "sexual selection."

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from divest on analogy of investiture. Economics sense is from 1961.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DIVESTITURE

deprivation

nountaking, keeping away; need
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