boycott

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

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boycott (third-person singular simple present boycotts, present participle boycotting, simple past and past participle boycotted)

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

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boycott (plural boycotts)

  1. The act of boycotting

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English boycott.

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boycott m (plural boycotts)

  1. boycott

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