ouster

[ ou-ster ]
/ ˈaʊ stər /

noun

expulsion or removal from a place or position occupied: The opposition called for the ouster of the cabinet minister.
Law.
  1. an ejection or eviction; dispossession.
  2. a wrongful exclusion from real property.

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Origin of ouster

1525–35; <Anglo-French, noun use of infinitive See oust

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British Dictionary definitions for ouster

ouster
/ (ˈaʊstə) /

noun

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