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ousting

verb
present participle of oust

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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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“Ousting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ousting. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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