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a. The act of ejecting, forcing out, or supplanting.
b. The state of being ejected, forced out, or supplanted.
2. One that ejects, forces out, or supplants another.
3. Law The wrongful exclusion or dispossession of one from real property to which one is entitled by law.

[Anglo-Norman, to oust, ouster; see oust.]


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


(ˈaʊ stər)

expulsion or removal from a place or position occupied.
[1525–35; < Anglo-French, n. use of infinitive See oust]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ouster - a person who ousts or supplants someone else
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.ouster - a wrongful dispossession
dispossession, legal ouster, eviction - the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
3.ouster - the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
expulsion, riddance, ejection, exclusion - the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school"
dethronement, deposition - the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office


The act of ejecting or the state of being ejected:
Slang: boot, bounce.
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through probes two years ago that led to executive ousters and hundreds of millions of dollars in fines.
For the second month in a row, the number of CEO departures dropped by more than 10 percent in August, as forced ousters are growing fewer, according to the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Environmentalists hailed Bustamante's action Friday - one of his first as new speaker - and said the ousters show that Sacramento politicians are listening to Californians' concerns about the coast.
Arnold Steinberg, who served on the panel for about six months, blamed his ouster on partisan politics and Speaker Pro Tem Sheila Kuehl, D-Encino.
Such a decision would have found support under both the statute, which allows for ouster, and New York common law, which explicitly addresses presumptive ousters.
servant or by his tenant, or immediately upon an ouster by
29) As a result, the Second Department held that there was no ouster and that the statute had not begun to run until the 1976 conveyance to Squirrel Hill Homes.
31) In effect, the Second Department held that section 541's presumption exists until one of the two following things happens: (1) an ouster by the possessing cotenant; or (2) the expiration of the ten-year period.
The Second Department concluded that adverse possession periods run consecutively(38) when there has been no ouster.
The Second Department, therefore, established the view that RPAPL section 541 requires, absent ouster, twenty years of exclusive and continuous possession by a cotenant against fellow cotenants.
While recognizing adverse possession, the Third Department again ignored the ouster issue.
The Second Department maintains that, in the absence of an ouster, exclusive and continuous possession must last for twenty years before a claim of adverse possession can be properly asserted (the periods run consecutively).