What is the opposite of abandonment?

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Noun
Opposite of the action or fact of abandoning or being abandoned
Noun
Opposite of freedom from constraint or inhibition
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Opposite of the act of calling off or putting an end to an event or action
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Opposite of an act or instance of waiving a right or claim
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Opposite of a failure to fulfill, or an avoidance of, a responsibility or duty
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Opposite of the action of abandoning or leaving a place
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Opposite of the act of ceding or handing over something, or that which is ceded
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Opposite of the act of depopulating or condition of being depopulated
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Opposite of the state of not being used
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Opposite of the loss or forfeit of property or rights, such as by legal action
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Opposite of the dismissing or refusing of a proposal, idea, etc
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Opposite of an act or incidence of defecting
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Opposite of an act of moving back or withdrawing
“The King's men saw the advancement of the enemy battalions and were instantly overcome by fear.”
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Opposite of the action of leaving something one has previously occupied
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Opposite of casting aside
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Opposite of an act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else
“As a professional athlete, regular exercise and a balanced diet is a necessity.”
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Opposite of a complete lack of inhibition or restraint
“With the right mix of commitment, hard work, and restraint with junk food, his body transformation was a raging success.”
Noun
Opposite of a break or discontinuance of an action
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Opposite of the state of being in poor condition, in need of repair
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