Translation of oust in Spanish:

oust

Pronunciation: /aʊst/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [rival/leader] desbancar*; [government] derrocar*, hacer* caer English has ousted French as the language of diplomacy el inglés ha desplazado or sustituido al francés como la lengua de la diplomacia she was ousted from office la destituyeron, la alejaron or la separaron del cargo [euphemistic/eufemístico]
    More example sentences
    • In 1969 he joined the family business, but in 1996 the group was subject to a hostile takeover and he was ousted from the board.
    • He seems to have control over them, and until he is ousted or expelled, he continues to attract other demons back even though many may have been cast out.
    • In 1957, his inner circle tried to oust him as party leader.

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