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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of oust.

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Examples

  • But now and then, when the competing loanword happens to violate American speech habits, a native term ousts it.

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  • 'The Amazing Race' ousts 'Flight Time' Lang and 'Big Easy' Lofton David Hasselhoff released from hospital, denying psych hold report Witnesses: Jordan Lloyd, Jeff Schroeder on next 'The Amazing Race'

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  • 'The Amazing Race' ousts 'Flight Time' Lang and 'Big Easy' Lofton David Hasselhoff released from hospital, denying psych hold report

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  • The group has threatened to continue its attacks until it ousts Shiites from power.

    Iraqi Crisis Ebbs as Sunnis Return to Cabinet

  • Novak Djokovic ousts Federer in the Australian Open semis in straight sets.

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  • LA ROCHELLE, France—The flagging economy and efforts to restore France's fiscal balance stole the show at the yearly Socialist Party congress over the weekend, as five presidential hopefuls vowed to raise taxes on top earners and large companies if the left-wing opposition ousts incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy in elections next May.

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  • The flagging French economy stole the show at the yearly Socialist Party congress, as five presidential hopefuls vowed to raise taxes on top earners and large companies if the left-wing opposition ousts Sarkozy.

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  • As we start to embrace it as the new mode of communication and tool for sharing information, the place of the written word will become ever-more fragile - will there come a day when technology ousts it once and for all?

    Emily Jenkinson: Is Video the new Written Word

  • The Vatican typically ousts bishops only for acts such as committing abuse themselves or publicly defying the pope's authority by consecrating priests as new bishops.

    Belgian Archbishop's Aide Quits Over Comments

  • On the other hand, he may harm his mother because she is complicit in that moral bankruptcy, and if he ousts Claudius, clears out the rot, when nobody else is willing to step up, he will be lauded as the dutiful heir.

    Modality and Hamlet

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