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divest

US [daɪˈvest]
UK [daɪˈvest]
  • v.使(某人)脱去(衣服);处理掉;丢弃;使解除
  • Web剥夺;放弃;剥除
Simple Present:divests  Present Participle:divesting  Past Tense:divested  
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v.
1.
~ sb/yourself of sth
使(某人)脱去(衣服)to remove clothes
He divested himself of his jacket.
他脱去了短上衣。
2.
~ yourself of sth
处理掉;丢弃to get rid of sth
The company is divesting itself of some of its assets.
公司正在处理掉它的部分资产。
3.
~ sb/sth of sth
使解除;使摆脱to take sth away from sb/sth
After her illness she was divested of much of her responsibility.
她生病后便给解除了许多责任。

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