divestiture

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divestiture (plural divestitures)

  1. the act of divesting, or something divested
  2. the sale or liquidation of a subsidiary company, especially if forced by some governing authority
    • 2009 January 31, “Procter & Gamble forced to slice view”, Toronto Star:
      Organic sales, which exclude the impact of acquisitions, divestitures and foreign exchange, are now expected to rise 2 per cent to 5 per cent [] .

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