disinvestment

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun a reduction in capital assets by not replacing them when they wear out

Banking

  • noun a process of reducing investments by selling shares

Economics

  • noun reduction of investments by selling shares

Health Economics

  • (written as Disinvestment)
    Reducing one's capital stock by, for example, selling capital goods or allowing them to wear out without replacement. In health care it can refer to the process of withdrawing services that have been identified as not cost-effective.
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