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verb [transitive]     oust pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleousting
past tenseousted
past participleousted
  1. to remove someone from a position of power, especially in order to take that position

    The president was ousted in a coup last year.

    oust someone from something:

    The committee wanted to oust him from the union.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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