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Boycott

The conscious refusal to buy products from a certain company or country. Boycotts are often organized on a large scale in an attempt to influence the behavior of companies or countries. Very often, boycotts are ethical or political.

boycott

  1. the withholding of supplies of products to a trader by a producer because the trader is, for example, in breach of CONTRACT or the trader is selling the products as LOSS LEADERS. See REFUSAL TO SUPPLY.
  2. the cessation of INTERNATIONAL TRADE, wholly or in part, with a particular country by other countries.

boycott

  1. 1the withholding of supplies of GOODS from a distributor by a producer or producers in order to force that distributor to resell those goods only on terms specified by the producer. In the past, boycotts were often used as a means of enforcing RESALE PRICE MAINTENANCE.
  2. the prohibition of certain imports or exports, or a complete ban on INTERNATIONAL TRADE with a particular country by other countries.
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The group, Shurat HaDin, claims the New Zealanders, one Jewish and one Palestinian, knew that their letter could trigger a boycott, making them open to a suit under the law.
The press clubs had been closed and distribution of newspapers discontinued in the coastal belt including Gwadar, along with the areas in southern and central Balochistan, after the boycott had been announced on Oct 24.
According to the agency, the blacklist includes Amnesty International, which has called on its website, in international ads, and on its Facebook page for all countries to boycott products from the occupied West Bank, and to impose a weapons embargo on the Jewish state, claiming that Israel is guilty of war crimes and that the settlements constitute a war crime.
The First Amendment protects Americans' right to boycott, and the government cannot condition hurricane relief or any other public benefit on a commitment to refrain from protected political expression," said ACLU of Texas Legal Director Andre Segura.
Tomato boycott campaign has been started from today and will continue till September 28.
Boycott will remain an outspoken expert on BBC Radio 4's TMS, the BBC's flagship cricket programme, a spokesman for the corporation said.
Boycott wrote on Twitter: "Speaking at an informal gathering I was asked a question and I realise my answer was unacceptable.
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The labor boycott concept brought by Friedman (1999) has its bias in labor relations.
Ultimately, it was Chavez's call for a national boycott of grapes in 1967 that brought the workers' plight out of the California fields and into
In 1880, when Ireland was still subject to Britain's colonial tutelage, Charles Boycott, a British land agent in Mayo county, in the western part of the Emerald Isle, evicted non-paying tenants off the property of his boss, a fellow Briton, he found himself a social and economic pariah.
Salvador Panelo said that when Reporters Without Borders (RWB) issued the call to boycott Duterte, only one local news organization expressed their vehement opposition.