oustee

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oust +‎ -ee

Noun[edit]

oustee (plural oustees)

  1. (chiefly India) A person who is ousted, especially one who is removed from his place of residence or land to make room for an infrastructure improvement or public works project.
    • 2005, "Panel to take up dam oustee issues,"The Tribune Online Edition (India), 17 Jan.:
      The state government will consider constitution of a fact finding committee to take up issues of Pong Dam oustees so that relief can be provided to them.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.