how to pronounce boycott


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boycott is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of boycott in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the idea of a black boycott had been …”

meanings of boycott


  1. A village name.
  2. A surname​.


  1. To abstain, either as an individual or a group, from using, buying, or dealing with someone or some organization as an expression of protest.


  1. The act of boycotting.

boycott frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word boycott occurs in english on average 4.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics boycott can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that boycott can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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