Translation of boycott in Spanish:

boycott

Pronunciation: /ˈbɔɪkɑːt; ˈbɔɪkɒt/

noun/nombre

  • boicot (masculine), boicoteo (masculine) to mount a boycott organizar* un boicot or boicoteo
    More example sentences
    • Two Australian wool bodies have approached the boycott in very different ways.
    • I have e-mailed the company and also copied my message to the financial investors for the Body Shop, stating that I will begin a boycott of Body Shop products effective immediately.
    • Independent Financial Advisers who sell its policies have threatened boycotts.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.