boycott

refusing to do business with or trade with

Boycott

A boycott is an act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social or political reasons. Sometimes, it can be a form of consumer activism. ==Etymology== The word boycott entered the English language during the Irish `Land War` and is eponymously der.....
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Boycott

• (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. • (v. t.) To combine against (a landlord, tradesman, employer, or other person), to withhold social or business relations from...
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Boycott

(n) Boycott is the mode of protest against a policy, event, activity etc by abstaining from participation without causing direct damage. Eg. Boycotting a meeting which is intended to make a regulation which the boycotters wont agree. Boycott is generally resorted to catch public attention for the cause of their protest.
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boycott

noun a group`s refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies
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boycott

(of South Africa) Social and commercial isolation of South Africa by individuals, organizations, and national governments protesting against South Africa's apartheid system. The sanctions and embargoes, imposed from the 1970s to 1994, applied to military supplies, economics, culture, and s...
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boycott

[Verb] To refuse to do business with, or to take part in something as a way of showing disapproval.
Example: The government is boycotting that country because they do not like the way it treats ordinary people.
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Boycott

Boy'cott noun 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.
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Boycott

Boy'cott` transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Boycotted ; present participle & verbal noun Boycotting .] [ From Captain Boycott , a land agent in Mayo, Ireland, so treated in 1880.] To combine against (a landlord, tradesma...
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boycott

boycott, concerted economic or social ostracism of an individual, group, or nation to express disapproval or coerce change. The practice was named (1880) after Capt. Charles Cunningham Boycott, an English land agent in Ireland whose ruthlessness in evicting tenants led his employees to refuse all co...
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boycott

collective and organized ostracism applied in labour, economic, political, or social relations to protest practices that are regarded as unfair. The ... [10 related articles]
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Boycott

Effort by a labor organization usually in collaboration with other organizations, to discourage the purchase, handling, or use of products of an employer with whom the labor organization is in dispute.
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boycott

refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
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boycott

Social and commercial isolation of South Africa by individuals, organizations, and national governments protesting against South Africa's ...
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Boycott

To protest by refusing to purchase from someone, or otherwise do business with them. In international trade, a boycott most often takes the form of refusal to import a country's goods.
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boycott

[n] - a group`s refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies 2. [v] - refuse to sponsor
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