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English definition of “boycott”

boycott

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbɔɪkɒt/
a situation in which people refuse to buy, use, or do something because they do not approve of it: Environmental groups have called for a boycott of the company's products.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
boycott verb [T] Several countries boycotted the international peace talks.
(Definition of boycott from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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