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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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