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oust (one) from

1. To depose one; to force one to leave a place or position of power or authority. In a startling coup, the military has ousted the prime minister from office. A group of board members has met in secret to plot how to oust the CEO from the company.
2. To forcibly remove one from some place. Often used in passive constructions. We were ousted from the bar after the bartender saw we had fake IDs. The security guard ousted the loitering teenagers from the mall.
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oust someone from something

to force someone to leave something or some place; to throw someone out of something or some place. They ousted the boys from the bar. The underage kids were ousted from the tavern quickly.
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Albayalde warned that there will be sanctions for police officers who will join these movements to oust the President.
But there was one thing we have noted starting from the filing of the Calida petition up to the decision by the En Banc to oust Sereno, and even until today.
From then on, the State Department and American and European QUANGOs helped the Serbs organize a campaign combining advanced Western strategies--tracking polls, snappy slogans--with the lessons of nonviolent resistance from countries like Czechoslovakia that had ousted totalitarian regimes.
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'(Dr) Mahathir tells Pakatan they need to save Malaysia by ousting Umno, and then he tells Umno they need to oust Najib to save Umno,' he added.
'You have ousted Nawaz Sharif from the prime minister office, but you cannot oust him from the hearts of the people.
'We already bid the PPP goodbye, and now the time has come to see off the people who talk about the umpire's finger,' he said in reference to Imran Khan, who during his party's 2014 sit-in repeatedly said the 'umpire [army] was about to raise his finger [to oust the Nawaz government]'.
UEFA president Michel Platini, who claimed they would "look at all options" to try to oust Blatter, said: "I am proud UEFA has defended and supported a movement for change at FIFA.
After all this, we should not be surprised by the fact that Skopje's mufti was ousted on Friday with punches from the Isabeg mosque and now IVZ requires help from the state to oust the radical currents.
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted to oust Smith earlier in the year for violating public campaign financing law.
Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chair Jose Maria Sison on Wednesday denied allegations that communist rebels are plotting to oust President Rodrigo Duterte in December.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Tuesday confirmed that Communist terrorists are hatching a plan to oust President Rodrigo Duterte from power this October.