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Definition of Boycott

Boycott
Boycott Boy"cott`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boycotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Boycotting.] [From Captain Boycott, a land agent in Mayo, Ireland, so treated in 1880.] To combine against (a landlord, tradesman, employer, or other person), to withhold social or business relations from him, and to deter others from holding such relations; to subject to a boycott.
Boycott
Boycott Boy"cott, n. The process, fact, or pressure of boycotting; a combining to withhold or prevent dealing or social intercourse with a tradesman, employer, etc.; social and business interdiction for the purpose of coercion.

Meaning of Boycott from wikipedia

- A boycott is an act of nonviolent, voluntary abstention from a product, person, organization, or country as an expression of protest. It is usually for...
- Boycott, Baroness Boycott (born 13 May 1951) is a British journalist and feminist. The daughter of Major Charles Boycott and Betty Le Sueur Boycott,...
- Sir Geoffrey Boycott OBE (born 21 October 1940) is a former Test cricketer, who pla**** cricket for Yorkshire and England. In a prolific and sometimes...
- Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is a nonviolent Palestinian-led movement promoting boycotts, divestments, and economic sanctions against Israel...
- Charles Cunningham Boycott (12 March 1832 – 19 June 1897) was an English land agent whose ostracism by his local community in Ireland gave the English...
- The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott was the largest boycott in Olympic history and one part of a number of actions initiated by the United States to protest...
- Look up boycott in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A boycott is an organized ostracism as a means of protest. Boycott may also refer to: Wikimedia Commons...
- A boycott on Bud Light, the top beer brand in the United States, began in April 2023. The boycott began in response to a social media promotion the company...
- The boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles followed four years after the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. The boycott...
- Games was withdrawn after several other African countries threatened to boycott the Games due to apartheid. South Africa would not be permitted to return...