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Synonyms for boycott

embargo

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Synonyms for boycott

to exclude from normal social or professional activities

Antonyms for boycott

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

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Macedonian-language classes in the first grade were boycotted Wednesday in almost all schools from Lipkovo to Struga, which ethnic Albanians go to.
The Co-operative Bank's most recent annual ethical consumerism report found that 28% of consumers had boycotted at least one food product for ethical reasons in 2004, at a cost of 989m [pounds sterling] to grocery brands and 958m [pounds sterling] to food stores, the former figure representing an 8.
The Egyptian economy will be hurt as much as other economies of the boycotted countries.
errrrr, migrant workers, boycotted their jobs, schools, etc.
At school, we boycotted music lessons until the teacher stopped shouting at us and sending his false teeth flying across the room, and we boycotted Latin lessons until another teacher stopped beating us with a cricket bat if we didn't score enough marks in the weekly tests, which we didn't.
Through the efforts of more than two dozen local coalitions and national networks, nearly 100 municipalities and institutional investors have boycotted the bonds, including the cities of San Francisco, Boulder, and Milwaukee; international labor unions such as the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the American Postal Workers Union, and the Service Employees International Union, as well as numerous locals throughout the country; and 31 religious communities.
Sue Blackwell, a lecturer in the English department at Birmingham University, who proposed the motion, told the delegates in Scarborough that just as Britain boycotted South Africa, a boycott should be imposed on ``today's apartheid regime''.