- expulsion or removal from a place or position occupied: The opposition called for the ouster of the cabinet minister.
- an ejection or eviction; dispossession.
- a wrongful exclusion from real property.
Origin of ouster
Related Words for ousterexpulsion, removal, eviction, overthrow, discharge, dismissal, sack, banishment, disbarment
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Contemporary Examples of ouster
Mubarak will remain in an army hospital, where has been held since his ouster.Mubarak’s Acquittal Signals Complete Triumph of Military Over Arab Spring
November 29, 2014
To the contrary: since the 2011 ouster of Gaddafi, the world has cut Libya a lot of slack.It’s Not the USA that Made Libya the Disaster it is Today
August 3, 2014
Nor does the suggestion that her justified complaints about pay inequity played no part in her ouster hold much printer's ink.The Hypocrisy Behind The New York Times’s Abrupt Decapitation of Jill Abramson
May 18, 2014
After the original tape of Sterling was made public, he was one of the first owners to denounce him and demand his ouster.LeBron James Is a Better Leader Than Michael Jordan Ever Was
May 15, 2014
Zelaya's ouster was controversial, and his supporters counted on leveraging his image as a coup victim into a sympathy vote.Honduras Presidential Election Passes Over Chavez Loyalists
November 27, 2013
Historical Examples of ouster
Those who instituted the ouster proceedings were Republicans.Watch Yourself Go By
Al. G. Field
To this virtual "ouster" of their jurisdiction over the question the Lords very naturally objected.William the Third
H. D. Traill
Subsequently, on a quo warranto being filed against him, judgment of ouster was obtained.Norfolk Annals
- property law the act of dispossessing of freehold property; eviction; ejection