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tr.v. oust·ed, oust·ing, ousts
1. To eject from a position or place; force out: "the American Revolution, which ousted the English" (Virginia S. Eifert).
2. Law To effect an ouster of (a party) from a property.

[Middle English ousten, from Anglo-Norman ouster, from Latin obstāre, to hinder; see obstacle.]
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Noun1.ousting - 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
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She succeeded in ousting them in 1710, and a Tory cabinet was formed by Henry Harley (afterwards Earl of Oxford) and Henry St.
The imperative necessity of ousting his rival by some means or other, flashed quickly upon him, and he immediately resolved to adopt certain proceedings tending to that end and object, without a moment's delay.
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Summary: Moscow [Russia], March 24 (Sputnik/ANI): UK Chancellor Philip Hammond on Sunday said that ousting United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May would not solve the Brexit problem at hand.
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Speaking to the media outside the accountability court in Islamabad, Nawaz said the masses will not bear ousting the prime minister.