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ouster


noun

  1. expulsion or removal from a place or position occupied: The opposition called for the ouster of the cabinet minister.
  2. Law.
    1. an ejection or eviction; dispossession.
    2. a wrongful exclusion from real property.

noun

  1. property law the act of dispossessing of freehold property; eviction; ejection

n.“ejection from property,” 1530s, noun use of Anglo-French ouster (see oust). For other such usages, see waiver.

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