01. In 1958, Fidel Castro returned from exile in Mexico to [oust] the Batista regime and assume power.
02. In Afghanistan, the U.S. is supporting the Northern Alliance in its bid to [oust] the Taliban government.
03. After being [ousted] from Rome by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV, Pope Gregory VII fled to exile in Salerno.
04. Certain elements within the party are hoping to [oust] the current Prime Minister before the next election.
05. In 1991, the military in Haiti [ousted] the country's first democratically-elected President in a violent coup.
06. The announcement of the [ouster] of the communist leader was greeted with celebrations in the streets of the capital.
07. Local residents are working with police to [oust] the prostitutes that are soliciting clients from the sidewalks in front of their homes.
08. Shareholders in the company are said to be plotting to [oust] the current CEO, who is seen as being hostile to the merger.
09. Maoist rebels in Nepal are fighting to [oust] King Gyanendra as a result of the monarch's recent dismissal of the government.
10. The leader of the party has been [ousted] by his own party at their annual convention.
11. American troops have succeeded in [ousting] Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq.
12. A petition is being circulated to [oust] the judge as a result of the sexist remarks he made during a recent rape trial.
13. On being [ousted] as Soviet President, Mikhail Gorbachev stated, "My life's work has been accomplished. I did all that I could."
14. In 2005, the CEO of Boeing Corporation was [ousted] for violating the company's code of business conduct by having an affair with a female Boeing executive.
15. The stunning [ouster] of the CEO of the corporation has resulted in a significant drop in the value of shares in midmorning trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Oust — Origin Brittany Mouth Vilaine 47°37′50″N 2°5′49″W …   Wikipedia

  • Oust — bezeichnet: Oust (Ariège), französische Gemeinde im Département Ariège, Region Midi Pyrénées Kanton Oust, französische Verwaltungseinheit im Département Ariège, Region Midi Pyrénées Oust (Fluss), Fluss in Frankreich, Region Bretagne Oust… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • oust — [aʊst] verb [transitive] JOURNALISM 1. to force someone to leave a job or important position: • Profit margins collapsed and Martinez was ousted as chairman. oust somebody from something • two top executives who had been ousted from the board 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • Oust — País …   Wikipedia Español

  • oust — [ aust ] verb transitive to remove someone from a position of power, especially in order to take that position: The president was ousted in a coup last year. oust someone from something: The committee wanted to oust him from the union …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Oust — Oust, n. See {Oast}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oust — Oust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ousted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ousting}.] [OF. oster, F. [^o]ter, prob. fr. L. obstare to oppose, hence, to forbid, take away. See {Obstacle}, and cf. {Ouster}.] 1. To take away; to remove. [1913 Webster] Multiplication of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oust — [aust] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Anglo French; Origin: ouster, from Latin obstare to stand against, prevent ] to force someone out of a position of power, especially so that you can take their place oust sb from sth ▪ The Communists were finally… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oust — oust; oust·er; …   English syllables

  • oust — [oust] vt. [Anglo Fr ouster < OFr (Fr ôter) < L ostare, to obstruct < ob , against (see OB ) + stare, to STAND] to force or drive out; expel, dispossess, eject, etc. SYN. EJECT …   English World dictionary

  • Oust — (spr. Uh), 1) Fluß im französischen Departement Cotes du Nord, fällt unterhalb Redon in den Vilaine; 2) Marktflecken im Arrondissement St. Girons des französischen Departements Arriège, am Salat; Eisenhammer; 1200 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.