Definition of disinvestment in English:

disinvestment

noun

  • See disinvest

    • ‘Another flood of businesses and white residents left the city, and attempts at revitalization failed to stem the tide of disinvestment and suburban flight.’
    • ‘The share of the primary sector is negligible, and from 1996, a small disinvestment in the sector can even be observed.’
    • ‘We might again witness half-hearted attempts at reform, without really addressing difficult but core issues such as public sector disinvestment and labour reform.’
    • ‘And it, therefore, should be treated in the same way, with boycotts and disinvestments.’
    • ‘Less commonly noted is that both communities are largely exempt from the threat of economic decline due to corporate disinvestment and capital flight.’

Pronunciation

disinvestment

/dɪsɪnˈvɛstm(ə)nt/