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Definition of oust verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they oust
he / she / it ousts
past simple ousted
-ing form ousting
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to force someone out of a job or position of power, especially in order to take their place oust somebody (as something) He was ousted as chairman. oust somebody (from something) The rebels finally managed to oust the government from power.
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