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noun [countable] American mainly journalism     ouster pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    an act of removing someone from a position of power

    The housing official’s insensitive remarks have led to calls for his ouster.

  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the removal of someone from an official position; used in American English

    Ferguson's mayor denied the ouster plan at a city council meeting Tuesday.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 29/10/2014
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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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