Meaning of “secondary boycott” in the English Dictionary

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"secondary boycott" in Business English

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secondary boycottnoun [ C ]

uk us WORKPLACE

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 strike constitutes a secondary boycott and is illegal.

(Definition of “secondary boycott” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)