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Selling of, or otherwise disposal of, a firm's assets to achieve a desired objective, such as greater liquidity or reduced debt burden. In accounting, divestiture transactions are recorded as a one time, non-recurring gain or loss.

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Sometimes a new opportunity may come up and you may need to act quick but don't have the cash on hand so will need to divestiture.
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You may need to gain some cash for your business quickly at times and want to divestiture some of your assets.
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When I heard my mother using terms like bankruptcy and divestiture, I did not know it meant something bad for me and my sister.
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