Definition of Boycott. Meaning of Boycott. Synonyms of Boycott

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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 and intentional abstention from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression...
- 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 retired Test cricketer, who pla**** cricket for Yorkshire and England. In a prolific and sometimes...
- The Montgomery bus boycott was a political and a social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery...
- A boycott was launched in the United States on July 4, 1977, against the Swiss-based Nestlé corporation. The boycott expanded into Europe in the early...
- The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott was one part of a number of actions initiated by the United States to protest against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan...
- The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) is a Palestinian-led movement promoting boycotts, divestments, and economic sanctions against Israel...
- The Arab League boycott of Israel is a strategy adopted by the Arab League and its member states to boycott economic and other relations between Arabs...
- Oreo Boycott (also known as the Nabisco Boycott and Mondelez Boycott) is a boycott of the Oreo cookie and other Nabisco-manufactured products, including...
- 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...
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