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ousted

verb
past tense of oust

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1 to drive or force out
  • she was ousted from her job after it was proven she'd been pilfering company supplies

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2 to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
  • the people finally rose up and ousted the corrupt dictator

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3 to end the occupancy or possession of
  • the squatters were forcibly ousted from the abandoned building

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“Ousted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ousted. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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