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"oust" in British English

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oustverb [T]

uk   /aʊst/  us   /aʊst/
to ​force someone to ​leave a ​position of ​power, ​job, ​place, or ​competition: The ​president was ousted (from ​power) in a ​militarycoup in ​January 1987. Police are ​trying to oust ​drugdealers from the ​city . Last year's NCAA ​winners have been ousted from the ​tournament.

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(Definition of oust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oust" in American English

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oustverb [T]

 us   /ɑʊst/
to ​force someone out of a ​job or ​position: The ​schoolboardvoted to oust the ​schoolsuperintendent.
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noun [U]  us   /ˈɑʊ·stər/
She ​publicly called for his ouster as ​chairman.
(Definition of oust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"oust" in Business English

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oustverb [T]

uk   us   /aʊst/
WORKPLACE to ​force someone to ​leave a ​job, ​position of ​power, ​place, etc.: Shareholders successfully agitated to oust the company's ​chiefexecutive last summer. It is not the first ​time he has been ousted from a ​company.
(Definition of oust from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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