disinvest

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  • verb

Synonyms for disinvest

deprive of status or authority

reduce or dispose of

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California is the quintessential example of this impulse to disinvest, leaving fewer dollars for its universities than its prisons.
NLC, as part of its lobbying of Congress and the administration on behalf of cities and towns, has opposed the current budget agreement because it disinvests in human and physical infrastructure imposes no limits on either tax expenditures or non-needs tested entitlement programs and puts some of the mist uncontrolled, least productive, fastest growing federal expenditures off budget.
We live under a budget agreement that disinvests in human and physical infrastructure, imposes no limits on either tax expenditures or non-needs tested entitlement programs, and puts some of the most uncontrolled, least productive, fastest growing federal expenditures off budget.
We invest in the past by borrowing from future generations, but we disinvest in the future - at our economic peril," Shafroth told the subcommittee, which is chaired by Representative John Conyers.