What is the opposite of furtherance?

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Noun
Opposite of the act of furthering or helping forward
Noun
Opposite of an act of moving forward in time or place
Noun
(of businesses or enterprises) Opposite of an increase in market share and reach
“The decline of the company was rapid after several competitors began to encroach on its market share.”
Noun
Opposite of an improvement to the quality or state of something
Noun
Opposite of the improvement of something
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Opposite of the encouragement of, or an activity that encourages, a cause, venture, or aim
Noun
Opposite of an instance of kind, or charitable, behavior
“It would be such a disservice to raise him in an environment for which he would be unprepared to enjoy and appreciate.”
Noun
Opposite of continuation
Noun
Opposite of the action or process of nurturing or cultivating someone or something
“He delivered a powerful moment of emotion when he spoke about coming from a life of neglect but forgave his mother because of her own inauspicious upbringing.”
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Opposite of the action of carrying something on over time or the state of being carried on
Noun
Opposite of practical, moral or emotional help or support given
“Though Dean was the only one of eight children in his family who wanted to continue with farming, he got nothing but discouragement from his parents.”
Noun
Opposite of the benefit or furtherance of someone or something
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