Boycott

Definition of Boycott

Boy´cott`
v. t.1.To combine against (a landlord, tradesman, employer, or other person), to withhold social or business relations from him, and to deter others from holding such relations; to subject to a boycott.
[imp. & p. p. Boycotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Boycotting.]
n.1.The process, fact, or pressure of boycotting; a combining to withhold or prevent dealing or social intercourse with a tradesman, employer, etc.; social and business interdiction for the purpose of coercion.

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