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boy·cott

boycott

 
pronunciation:
boI kat
part of speech: verb
inflections: boycotts, boycotting, boycotted
definition: to refuse to buy, use, or go to in order to make a protest or bring about a change.
Customers are boycotting the supermarket while the employees are on strike.
synonyms:
reject
similar words:
avoid, ignore, refuse
derivation: boycotter (n.)