Definition of boycott :
1. The process, fact, or pressure of boycotting; a combining to withhold or prevent dealing or social intercourse with a tradesman, employer, etc.; social and business interdiction for the purpose of coercion.
2. To combine against ( a landlord, tradesman, employer, or other person), to withhold social or business relations from him, and to deter others from holding such relations; to subject to a boycott.
exclusion (part of speech: noun)
deportation, repudiation, abscission, banishment, relegation, excision, exile, disbarment, prohibition, elimination, proscription, denial, exclusion, disallowance, amputation, expatriation, excommunication, forbiddance, ostracism, rejection, extradition, ejection, removal, ban, eradication, renouncement
secluded (part of speech: adjective)
deported, lonely, cloistered, blacklisted, hermitic, alone, excluded, closeted, eliminated, expatriated, separated, maverick, reclusive, cordoned, ejected, detached, secluded, confined, sequestered, outcast, isolated, xenophobic, blackballed, banished, antisocial, misanthropic, extradited, anonymous, solitary, disbarred, alienated, ostracized, excommunicated, extirpated, exiled, segregated, aloof
seclude (part of speech: verb)
disbar, expel, confine, seclude, deport, exclude, blackball, extradite, closet, sequester, alienate, evict, blacklist, cloister, segregate, oust, eject, separate, expatriate, isolate, eliminate, ostracize, excommunicate, banish, detach, cordon, reject, remove, insulate, extirpate, screen
exclude (part of speech: verb)
- I will go where I please till they boycott the very roads from under my feet. - "The Landleaguers", Anthony Trollope.
- The law will do nothing for him, and a boycott of his books might be preached with immunity by any class of men not liking his opinions on the question of industrial slavery or antipaedobaptism. - "The Man of Letters as a Man of Business", William Dean Howells.
- The boycott of Germany for fifty years suggested by the American Chamber of Commerce is a most powerful weapon. - "Face to Face with Kaiserism", James W. Gerard.