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divest (v):
remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
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The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim.
She divested herself of her outdoor clothes.
He disinvested himself of his garments

Related Words: stripundress
divest (v):
deprive of status or authority
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he was divested of his rights and his title.
They disinvested themselves of their rights
divest (v):
reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment)
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The company decided to divest.
the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property.
There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa

Related Words: disinvest
divest (v):
take away possessions from someone
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The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets
Related Words: deprive
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A watched pot never boils

Başında beklenen su kaynamaz, beklenen zaman geçmez. şafak sayarsan askerlik bitmek bilmez.
If you watch or wait for something to get done or to happen it seems to take forever.


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