What is the opposite of award?

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Verb
Opposite of to bestow an award or prize for merit or achievement
“To deprive children of this most basic human right is unethical.”
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Opposite of to transfer the possession of something to someone
“Edith would gratefully take the doll her father gave her.”
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Opposite of to give or award something to someone, especially publicly or formally
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Opposite of provide with a quality, ability, or asset
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Opposite of to confer a title
“The King will revoke his knighthood due to his treason.”
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Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
“Claims that the woman invoked a loa to curse him with insanity are invalidated by a complete lack of proof that he ever became insane.”
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Opposite of to recompense or award someone in return for something done or given
“To punish me for my contempt of authority, Fate has made me an authority myself.”
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Opposite of to declare to be
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Opposite of to provide or make available
“We had to retract all of the job-offers that we had just given because we no longer had a permanent offer or opportunity to provide them.”
Noun
Opposite of a reward to the winner of a competition or in recognition of an outstanding achievement
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Opposite of a sum of money apportioned, especially formally or officially
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Opposite of a thing of value given to recognize a particular deed
“His case will be heard by a three-member disciplinary commission, which will judge the case and assess the penalty.”
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Opposite of an income or form of property given or bequeathed to someone
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Opposite of a medal or award conferred as an honour
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Opposite of a sum of money given by a government or other organization for a particular purpose
“The company is understood to be heavily laden with debt following recent investments.”
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Opposite of something given to someone
“The person likely doesn't know that their gift was a reject.”
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Opposite of a mention of a praiseworthy act in an official report, especially that of a member of the armed forces in wartime
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Opposite of something achieved through effort
“The failure of another Grand Slam campaign can only be put down to his lack of effort and passion for the game.”
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Opposite of a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest
Noun
Opposite of the process of establishing something exactly by calculation or research
“It is only when one takes a few minutes to read the five and a half pages of the interim report that one realizes there is total indecision on the matter.”
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