Question: What does boycott mean example?

The definition of a boycott is a decision to not use or buy products or services in order to show support for a cause. An example of a boycott is not buying paper products made with rainforest wood to protest deforestation. Boycott a business; boycott merchants; boycott buses; boycott an election.

What is successful boycott example?

A look at examples of the successful boycott campaigns since 2000, including Mitsubishi, Burma Campaign, De Beers, Fur Trade and The Body Shop. Boycotts have a long and important history of contributing to progressive social change, as well as succeeding in their more immediate goals.

What is boycott used in a sentence?

Boycott sentence example. Our plan is to boycott the circus. We will boycott the elections for the first presidential election. During the Montgomery bus boycott , King was bombarded with death threats.

What is a boycott in your own words?

To boycott means to stop buying or using the goods or services of a certain company or country as a protest; the noun boycott is the protest itself. This noun comes from the name of Charles C. Boycott, an English land agent in 19th-century Ireland who refused to reduce rents for his tenant farmers.

What is the past tense of boycott?

boycotted boycott ​Definitions and Synonymspresent tenseI/you/we/theyboycotthe/she/itboycottspresent participleboycottingpast tenseboycotted1 more row

What is a boycott simple?

transitive verb. : to engage in a concerted refusal to have dealings with (a person, a store, an organization, etc.) usually to express disapproval or to force acceptance of certain conditions boycotting American products.

What is the third form of boycott?

The past tense of boycott is boycotted. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of boycott is boycotts. The present participle of boycott is boycotting. The past participle of boycott is boycotted.

How did boycott help?

The boycott garnered a great deal of publicity in the national press, and King became well known throughout the country. The success in Montgomery inspired other African American communities in the South to protest racial discrimination and galvanized the direct nonviolent resistance phase of the civil rights movement.

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