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[ou-ster] /ˈaʊ stər/

expulsion or removal from a place or position occupied:
The opposition called for the ouster of the cabinet minister.

(property law) the act of dispossessing of freehold property; eviction; ejection

“ejection from property,” 1530s, noun use of Anglo-French ouster (see oust). For other such usages, see waiver.


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