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oust

verb banish, cast out, chase out, depose, deerive of office, dislodge, dismiss, displace, dispossess, diiest of office, drive out, eject, expel, force out, purge, put out, remove, remove from office, repudiate, throw out, thrust out, turn out, unseat
Associated concepts: impeachment, removal from public office
See also: banish, deport, depose, discharge, disinherit, dislocate, dislodge, dismiss, disown, displace, dispossess, divest, eject, eliminate, evict, exclude, expel, reject, relegate, remove, supersede, supplant

oust

to deprive a person of the possession of land.
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IN THE HOT SEAT FOR NOW Sepp Blatter won the presidential ballot, but the fight to oust him continues say the FA
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At a news conference in the Russian southern city of Rostov, Yanukovych described the Ukrainian parliament's decision to oust him as "illigitimate," calling on those who took over power in Kiev to step aside and abide by agreements that would address the political crisis in the country.
Summary: FPM leader Michel Aoun said Friday that Syrian opposition groups fighting to oust President Bashar Assad do not believe in democracy.
QUETTA, February 27, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Balochistan Minister for Women Development Ghazala Gola termed the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawazs decision to oust the PPP ministers from the Punjab cabinet as violation of Charter of Democracy.
The MPA from Punjab was penalized for initiating a resolution against media in the Punjab assembly, and Mian Nawaz Sharif had issued his directives to oust the MPA, during a press conference in London and afterwards in telephonic directives passed on to Mian Shahbaz Sharif.
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted to oust Smith earlier in the year for violating public campaign financing law.
The New Jersey court found the Scouts were wrong to oust James Dale because of his sexual orientation.