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noun as in divestiture

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But when it comes to energy, divestment from coal or fossil fuels is much more symbolic—and not very meaningful.

Divestment may an appealing short-term action for people concerned with the effects of coal and fossil fuels on the environment.

And in the case of South Africa, the divestment effort helped hasten the demise of an evil regime.

On campus—and even off-campus—divestment has long been a popular means of channeling outrage.

And for that, boycott-divestment supporters have been quick to pounce.

But in a slack and unreflecting fashion the divestment has gone on until the aggregate effect is unmistakable.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to divestment, such as: destitution, hardship, privation, denial, detriment, and disadvantage.

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