boycott noun

ADJ. mass, total, worldwide | consumer, economic, trade a consumer boycott of GM foods

VERB + BOYCOTT declare, impose, introduce Opposition groups declared a boycott of the elections. | call for, threaten Lawyers threatened a boycott of the courts. | end, lift Politicians want to end their boycott of the talks. | join There is pressure on the biggest union to join the boycott.

BOYCOTT + NOUN campaign

PREP. ~ by a boycott by international singers | ~ of The group is calling for a mass consumer boycott of these products. | ~ on The US has imposed a boycott on some European goods.