How Do You Spell OUSTS?

Pronunciation: [ˈa͡ʊsts] (IPA)

The word "ousts" (/aʊsts/) is spelled with a combination of letters that represent its unique sound. The "ou" in the beginning of the word is pronounced as /aʊ/, which is a diphthong made up of the sounds /a/ and /ʊ/. The "s" at the end is pronounced as /s/, which is a voiceless alveolar sibilant. Together, the letters form the phonetic pronunciation of the word "ousts," which means to remove or expel someone from a position of power or authority.

OUSTS Meaning and Definition

  1. Ousts, as a verb, refers to the act of removing or forcing someone or something out of a position, place, or situation, typically in an abrupt or forceful manner. It signifies the act of displacing or expelling someone or something that was previously established or occupying a specific position of power, authority, or occupancy.

    Ousts can most commonly be observed in political, social, or business contexts, where individuals or groups are forcibly removed from positions of authority or influence. It can also apply to physical entities being removed from a specific location, such as when a tenant is ousted from a rental property or when a company is ousted from its market dominance by emerging competitors.

    The term "ousts" implies a degree of resistance, challenge, or confrontation, suggesting that the removal is typically an unwelcome or contested event. It surpasses mere displacement and instead emphasizes the element of rejection or forceful removal, often due to dissatisfaction, conflict, or disagreement.

    Ousting involves a deliberate effort or action to depose or overthrow someone or something. It may stem from a variety of reasons, including political or personal rivalries, strategic maneuvers, legal disputes, or public demand for change. Ousts are usually characterized by a shift in power dynamics, impacting the political, social, or organizational structure.

Common Misspellings for OUSTS

Etymology of OUSTS

The word "oust" originated from the Old French term "ouster", which means "to take off" or "to remove". This Old French word itself came from the Latin term "ultra", which means "beyond" or "on the other side". Over time, "ouster" evolved into "oust" in English, maintaining the same meaning of ejecting or displacing someone from a position or place.

Similar spelling word for OUSTS

  • Ouzts.

Conjugate verb Ousts


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we would oust
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