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BOYCOTT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does boycott mean? 

BOYCOTT (noun)
  The noun BOYCOTT has 1 sense:

1. a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies

  Familiarity information: BOYCOTT used as a noun is very rare.


BOYCOTT (verb)
  The verb BOYCOTT has 1 sense:

1. refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with

  Familiarity information: BOYCOTT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOYCOTT (noun)


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Meaning:

A group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("boycott" is a kind of...):

dissent; objection; protest (the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent)


BOYCOTT (verb)


Sense 1boycott [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Hypernyms (to "boycott" is one way to...):

ostracise; ostracize (avoid speaking to or dealing with)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Antonym:

patronise; patronize (do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of)


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