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Pronunciation of Boycott: Learn how to pronounce Boycott in English correctly

Learn how to say Boycott correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word boycott:

verb
[with object]
withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest:
we will boycott all banks which take part in the loans scheme
refuse to buy or handle (goods) as a punishment or protest:
an advert urges consumers to boycott the firm’s coffee
refuse to cooperate with or participate in (a policy or event):
most parties indicated that they would boycott the election
noun
a punitive ban on relations with other bodies, cooperation with a policy, or the handling of goods:
a boycott of the negotiations
Origin:

from the name of Captain Charles C. Boycott (1832–97), an Irish land agent so treated in 1880, in an attempt instigated by the Irish Land League to get rents reduced

Spelling help

Spell boycott with a double t (it comes from the name of Captain Charles Boycott).