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Synonyms for boycott
ˈbɔɪ kɒtboy·cott

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  1. boycottverb

    withhold patronage, embargo, blackball, blacklist

  2. boycottverb

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

    withhold patronage, blacklist, embargo, blackball

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boycottverb

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

    shop at, buy at, frequent, patronise, shop, patronize, sponsor

  2. boycottverb

    refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with

    patronize, buy at, shop, frequent, shop at, sponsor, patronise

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  1. Dan Brockett:

    The fact that Tera is going to file its own case underscores that what we were saying is accurate, the banks executed a group boycott to prevent exchanges that offer all-to-all trading.

  2. Joul Elias:

    This is an attempt to boycott the body that actively tries to erase our Palestinian identity.

  3. David Curry:

    Open Doors applauds the Biden administration for taking a stand against China’s human rights violations with a diplomatic boycott, however, today, as the leading advocacy group focused on religious freedom, Open Doors USA calls on every Christian in the United States to join this Olympic boycott in the name of persecuted Christians and Muslims in China.

  4. Natalie Portman:

    Like many Israelis and Jews around the world, I can be critical of the leadership in Israel without wanting to boycott the entire nation, israel was created exactly 70 years ago as a haven for refugees from the Holocaust.

  5. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko:

    I think there has to be discussion of a boycott of this World Cup. As long as there are Russian troops in Ukraine, I think a World Cup in that country is unthinkable.

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