ouster

noun
oust·​er | \ ˈau̇-stər How to pronounce ouster (audio) \

Definition of ouster

1a : a wrongful dispossession
b : a judgment removing an officer or depriving a corporation of a franchise
2 : expulsion

Examples of ouster in a Sentence

The news reported the ouster of the dictator. the dictator's ouster by the rebels

First Known Use of ouster

1531, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for ouster

Anglo-French, from oster, ouster to oust

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out

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ouster

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ouster

US : the act of removing someone or something from a position of power or authority

ouster

noun
oust·​er | \ ˈau̇-stər How to pronounce ouster (audio) \

Kids Definition of ouster

: the act or an instance of forcing out or of being forced out

ouster

noun
oust·​er | \ ˈau̇s-tər How to pronounce ouster (audio) \

Legal Definition of ouster

1 : wrongful dispossession especially of a cotenant
2 : a judgment removing a public officer or depriving a corporation of a public franchise

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