Definition of Divesture

1. n. Divestiture.



Definition of Divesture

1. Noun. (obsolete form of divestiture) ¹

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Definition of Divesture

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Divesture

dives in
divest
divested
divester
divesters
divestest
divesteth
divestible
divesting
divestiture
divestitures
divestive
divestment
divestments
divests
divesture
divestures
divet
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divewear
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divi
divi-divi
divicine
dividable
dividant
divide
divide and conquer
divide and rule
divide up

Literary usage of Divesture

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1. Testimonies of the Ante-Nicene Fathers to the Divinity of Christ by Edward Burton (1829)
"This is the divesture of the right hand of the Most High. So " that the divesture does not imply his change : God " forbid ! but a renovation to us by his ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1904)
"Much has been said about the different rules adopted by European nations respecting the divesture of property. These rules were universally adopted by the ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of by New York (City). Superior Court, New York (State). Superior Court (New York), Samuel Jones, James Clark Spencer (1891)
"A payment made under such circumstances was not compelled by an action or threatened seizure of his person or divesture of his goods. ..."

4. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Denmark; 2006 Review by International Energy Agency (2006)
"The European Commission's conditions for merger approval (ie a gas release programme and divesture of the larger gas storage facility) should be met as soon ..."

5. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, John Melville Gould, Oliver Wendell Holmes (1901)
"Vessels captured and condemned by a foreign power, or by sale to a foreigner, whereby there becomes an actual divesture of the title of the American citizen ..."

6. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"Divesture, (di-veX-lure) ni The act of putting off. DIVIDABLE, (de-vi'-da-U) o. Capable of being separated. To DIVIDE, (de-vide') ». o. ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"To them belongs the right to decide on what event a divesture of right shall take place, whether on the commission of the offense, the seizure, ..."

8. The Gentleman's Magazine (1857)
"Was it typical of this abnegation, abro. gation, or divesture of the official existence of the late diocesan, indicating that “Othello's occupation's done ? ..."

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