What is the opposite of authorize?

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Opposite of to bestow legal or official authority to
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Opposite of to accept as satisfactory or conforming to the required standards or rules
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Opposite of to inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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Opposite of to give an official acceptance to something as being satisfactory
“Sarah is likely to decline the offer for an interview as she is content with her current job.”
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Opposite of to start or establish
“The government plans to dismantle the old organization with an eye towards establishing a more current version.”
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Opposite of to make, pronounce or show to be legitimate
“I am beyond disappointed that she would use her platform with thousands of followers to mock and illegitimize an entire community of people.”
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Opposite of to assign a task, duty or responsibility to someone
“He was deemed unfit to have a pet, and it was thus prudent to remove the dog from his care.”
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