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boycott

Pronunciation: /ˈbɔɪkɑːt; ˈbɔɪkɒt/

Translation of boycott in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • boicot (masculine), boicoteo (masculine) to mount a boycott organizar* un boicot or boicoteo
    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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