disinvest disinvest


  1. (v) deprive of status or authority
  2. (v) reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
  3. (v) remove (someone's or one's own) clothes



  • Stephen Henderson: With Detroit, the bill has come due for our bad decisions

    This is what happens when you systematically disinvest from a region's core city over half a century, while the suburbs grow and regional leaders cheer the economic and social divide that opens up and swallows the area's vitality. This is what happens when those left behind in the city borrow 33 times what the whole place is worth, and continue to make irresponsible promises. And this is what ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Word of the Day
incipient incipient
/ɪn ˈsɪ pi ənt /