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ouster

Syllabification: oust·er
Pronunciation: /ˈoustər
 
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Definition of ouster in English:

noun

1North American Dismissal or expulsion from a position: a showdown that may lead to his ouster as leader of the party
More example sentences
  • The dismissive manner in which he approached the issue of ‘contributions’ eventually spurred a political storm which led to his ouster in what effectively was a constitutional coup.
  • Explicit e-mails he allegedly sent led to his ouster on Mar. 7.
  • In fact, that independence helped lead to his ouster.
2 Law Ejection from a freehold or other possession; deprivation of an inheritance.
Example sentences
  • There could not be any question of an ouster of the true owner by a wrongful possessor.

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