Complete Definition of "boycott"

English
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Etymology
From Captain Charles Cunningham Boycott, an English evicting land agent in Ireland who was subject to a boycott organized by the Irish Land League in 1880.

Pronunciation
w:General American|GenAm? IPA|[ËbÉɪkÉt]

Verb
en-verb

  1. To abstain, either as an individual or group, from using, buying, or dealing with someone or some organisation as an expression of protest.

Synonyms
blackball
blacklist
embargo
withold patronage

Translations
trans-top|to abstain from from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest
Finnish: t-|fi|boikotoida
French: t+|fr|boycotter
German: t+|de|boykottieren
Hebrew: ×××ר×× (le'hakhrym)
Ido: boikotar
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Polish: bojkotowaÄ
Russian: t+|ru|бойкоÑиÑоваÑÑ|sc=Cyrl
Swedish: t+|sv|bojkotta
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Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of boycotting

Translations
trans-top|the act of boycotting
Croatian: t-|hr|bojkot|m
Finnish: t-|fi|boikotointi
French: t+|fr|boycott|m
German: t+|de|Boykott|m
Hebrew: t+|he|×ר×|m|trkherem|scHebr
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Polish: t-|pl|bojkot
Russian: t+|ru|бойкоÑ|sc=Cyrl
Swedish: bojkott c
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