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secondary boycottnoun [C]

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a ​situation in which you ​refuse to do ​business with a ​company in an attempt to persuade them not to do ​business with another ​company where the ​employees are striking or involved in a disagreement with their ​employers: In this country, ​picketing of the ​suppliers or ​customers of a ​company where the ​workers are on ​strikeconstitutes a ​secondaryboycott and is ​illegal.
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