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Pronunciation : Boy"cott`
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [From Captain Boycott, a land agent in Mayo, Ireland, so treated in 1880.]
Definition : Defn: 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.

t. [imp. & p. p. Boycotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Boycotting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Boy"cott
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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