divestiture of property

divestiture of property
index forfeiture (act of forfeiting)

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  • divestiture — di·ves·ti·ture /dī ves ti ˌchu̇r, də , chər/ n 1: the sale or transfer of title to a property (as an operating division) under court order (as in bankruptcy) 2: the sale of an asset (as a business division) that is unprofitable, does not enhance… …   Law dictionary

  • 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divestiture — /daveststysr/ In anti trust law, the order of court to a defendant (e.g. corporation) to divest itself of property, securities or other assets. U. S. v. E. I. duPont de Nemours and Co., 366 U.S. 316, 81 S.Ct. 1243, 6 L.Ed.2d 318. A firm s act of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • divestiture — /daveststysr/ In anti trust law, the order of court to a defendant (e.g. corporation) to divest itself of property, securities or other assets. U. S. v. E. I. duPont de Nemours and Co., 366 U.S. 316, 81 S.Ct. 1243, 6 L.Ed.2d 318. A firm s act of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • divestiture — noun 1. 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 (Freq. 4) the court found divestiture to be necessary in preventing a monopoly • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • divestiture — /di ves ti cheuhr, choor , duy /, n. 1. the act of divesting. 2. the state of being divested. 3. something, as property or investments, that has been divested: to reexamine the company s acquisitions and divestitures. 4. Also, divesture /di ves… …   Universalium

  • divestiture — di•vest•i•ture [[t]dɪˈvɛs tɪ tʃər, ˌtʃʊər, daɪ [/t]] n. 1) the act of divesting 2) the state of being divested 3) cvb bus something, as property or investments, that has been divested 4) bus the sale of business holdings by government order •… …   From formal English to slang

  • forfeiture — for·fei·ture / fȯr fə ˌchu̇r/ n 1: the loss of a right, money, or esp. property because of one s criminal act, default, or failure or neglect to perform a duty compare waiver 2: something (as money or property) that is forfeited as a penalty… …   Law dictionary

  • forfeiture — A word often used as a synonym of penalty but which is, precisely, a divestiture of property without compensation, in consequence of a default or an offense, 36 Am J2d Forf & P § 1; an enforced and involuntary loss of a right. Storm v Barbara Oil …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Design Line telephone — Design Line is a brand that AT T has used on several of its telephones, also known as Deco Tel. Contents 1 Pre divestiture Design Line 2 Post divestiture design line 3 Gallery 4 …   Wikipedia

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