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 for disinvest
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  disinvest
      v 1: deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his
           rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of
           their rights" [syn: divest, disinvest] [ant:
           enthrone, invest, vest]
      2: reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The
         company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested
         $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on
         the university to disinvest in South Africa" [syn: divest,
         disinvest] [ant: commit, invest, place, put]
      3: remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly
         undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her
         outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
         [syn: strip, undress, divest, disinvest]

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