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Definition 1: the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out - [noun denoting act]

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(ouster is a kind of ...) the act of forcing out someone or something

"the ejection of troublemakers by the police" "the child's expulsion from school"

(... is a kind of ouster ) the act of deposing someone; removing a powerful person from a position or office

Definition 2: a wrongful dispossession - [noun denoting act]

(ouster is a kind of ...) the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law

(ouster belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: a person who ousts or supplants someone else - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ouster in the sense of this definition

(ouster is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

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