What is the opposite of advocacy?

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Noun
Opposite of support for an idea or cause
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Opposite of the act of supporting or giving authorization to someone or something
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Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
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Opposite of a protection or patronage
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Opposite of the act of endorsing something, usually by being complimentary
“He studied divinity, and only the dissuasion from friends kept him from entering the ministry.”
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Opposite of a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
“A proliferation of media outlets emerged to serve specialized interests and constituencies as a consequence of economic reform.”
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Opposite of a concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behavior of large numbers of people
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Opposite of the act of imparting knowledge
“I did not inform you of the news as your ignorance of the events would have been preferred.”
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Opposite of a morally acceptable explanation for behavior, or for a belief or occurrence
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Opposite of approval or permission given for a decision (to do something), especially on a moral or emotional level
“Her parents expressed strong disapproval of her desire to marry her high school sweetheart.”
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Opposite of backing or support received from, or provided by, someone
“Do so at your peril, and incur his wrath at your discretion.”
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