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boycott

Synonyms of boycott in English:

verb

  • the main opposition parties boycotted the elections
    spurn, snub, cold-shoulder, shun, avoid, abstain from, stay away from, steer clear of, give a wide berth to, refuse to take part in, turn one's back on, have nothing to do with, wash one's hands of;
    ban, bar, reject, veto, embargo, place an embargo on, prohibit, debar, outlaw, proscribe, interdict, blackball, blacklist
    British dated black
    [Antonyms] support, approve of
  • noun

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  • they called for a boycott on the use of tropical timbers
    ban, bar, veto, embargo, moratorium, prohibition, proscription, interdict, injunction, sanction, restriction, barrier;
    [Antonyms] approval
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