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divestiture


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Divestiture  \Di*vest"i*ture\  (?;  135),  n. 
  The  act  of  stripping,  or  depriving;  the  state  of  being 
  divested;  the  deprivation,  or  surrender,  of  possession  of 
  property,  rights,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  divestiture 
  n  :  an  order  to  an  offending  party  to  rid  itself  of  property;  it 
  has  the  purpose  of  depriving  the  defendant  of  the  gains 
  of  wrongful  behavior;  "the  court  found  divestiture  to  be 
  necessary  in  preventing  a  monopoly" 




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