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English definition of “boycott”

boycott

verb [T]     /ˈbɔɪ.kɒt/ US  /-kɑːt/
to refuse to buy a product or take part in an activity as a way of expressing strong disapproval: People were urged to boycott the country's products. The union called on its members to boycott the meeting.Opposing and against boycott     noun [C] A boycott of/against goods from the EU began in June.Opposing and against
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