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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.]
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(Law) property law the act of dispossessing of freehold property; eviction; ejection
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expulsion or removal from a place or position occupied.
[1525–35; < Anglo-French, n. use of infinitive See oust]
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|Noun||1.||ouster - a person who ousts or supplants someone else|
|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
|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"
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