What is the opposite of engagement?

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Noun
Opposite of a formal agreement to get married
“The disengagement between Sally and Mal came as a surprise to many of their close friends.”
Noun
Opposite of an arrangement to do something or go somewhere at a fixed time
“I have some free time in the afternoon if you want to meet for a coffee.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being in, or provided with, employment
“At the time, when he was in a state of unemployment, he wrote a children's book and was a stay-at-home father.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of engaging or being engaged
“What appears to be uninvolvement of parents is viewed negatively by teachers with the impact felt by children.”
Noun
Opposite of an agreement, usually formal, between two or more parties
“The former city trader will join the job queue following a disagreement with the club's owner over transfer policy.”
Noun
Opposite of a fight or battle between armed forces
“There had been times of truce but again and again, the hostilities became open war once more.”
Noun
Opposite of the process of finding candidates for a post in an organization or team
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Opposite of an arrangement whereby something is reserved for a particular person
Noun
Opposite of an organized activity involving a number of people
Noun
Opposite of a prolonged armed struggle
“Countries in this region have lived in peace with each other for decades.”
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Opposite of the state of being engrossed in something
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Opposite of an agreement between two or more people or groups as to what each will do for the other
Noun
Opposite of an act of assigning a job or position to someone
Noun
Opposite of the act of participating, of taking part in something
“The reasons given for nonparticipation were, in a word, diverse.”
Noun
Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“They've dropped the cowardice charges, but he's going to be charged with dereliction of duty.”
Noun
Opposite of a undertaking, typically one that involves risk
Noun
Opposite of a contest in which people or teams compete against each other in a particular sport
“The mystery room is a complicated puzzle that requires collaborative work to solve.”
Noun
Opposite of a declaration or assurance that one will do something or that a particular thing will happen
“Since there had been a breach of his contract, the company had decided not to pay him out.”
Noun
Opposite of the temporary posting of someone in a workplace to enable them to gain work experience
Noun
Opposite of condition of agreement
Noun
Opposite of a piece of work or assignment to be done or undertaken
Noun
Opposite of emotional or personal association with someone
“My experience with John is a very good way of learning how to change my aloofness with people.”
Noun
Opposite of an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
“It was my irresponsibility over the financial aspects of the accident that was worrying Mr. Spidell, not the accident itself, which was a stroke of luck in his estimation.”
Noun
Opposite of the process of integrating someone or something into a group, system or organization
Noun
Opposite of a sustained campaign against an undesirable situation or activity
“The inaction against corruption within the aristocracy has earned widespread condemnation from the plebians.”
Noun
Opposite of the part played by a person or thing towards a result
“Hearings in the years recently past have been marked by near-total frustration on the subcommittee's part and near-total irrelevance on the part of our witnesses.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of being involved with or engaged in something
Noun
Opposite of the state, fact or act of enrolling or being enrolled
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