What is the opposite of law?

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Noun
Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
“Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.”
Noun
Opposite of the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members
“When law and order break down in a country, it must be the first step towards anarchy and chaos.”
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(the law) Opposite of the police or law enforcement
“He is pressured by the peaceful environment into becoming a criminal or a misfit.”
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Opposite of the legal profession
“Most of them had dabbled in criminality and were not career criminals, but a sizable minority admitted having committed one or more crimes extremely frequently prior to incarceration.”
Noun
Opposite of an official order or proclamation issued by a person in authority
Noun
Opposite of an official or authoritative instruction
Noun
Opposite of a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority
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Opposite of law of a government
Noun
Opposite of a legislative bill
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Opposite of an authoritative command or instruction
“Joe had been given the liberty to carry out his own brand of justice by a mysterious agency.”
Noun
Opposite of a fact or belief that is accepted as true
“It would be safe to assume that most consider the flat earth theory to be a falsehood.”
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Opposite of a principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided
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Opposite of something which has been proven to be real
“There still appears to be some conjecture over whether evolution is fact or just a theory.”
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Opposite of a required or agreed level of quality or attainment
“We are worried about the unimportance placed on safety regulations in this current workspace.”
Noun
Opposite of explanation based on hypothesis and experiments
Noun
Opposite of an official order or commission to do something
Noun
Opposite of freedom from civil unrest
“The economy was slumping, unemployment was high and discord was largely prevalent in the nation at this time.”
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Opposite of a draft of a proposed law presented to parliament for discussion
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(the heat, slang) Opposite of the police or law enforcement
“These children, they said, were destined to become wastrels, neurotic misfits or criminals.”
Noun
Opposite of a leading or primary principle, rule, law, or article
“Force is the ally and auxiliary of the law, so as long as the latter is respected, the force will be inactive.”
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(usually used in plural form "essentials") Opposite of a fundamental element or characteristic
“Frankly, I find the minutia of everyday life much more interesting than the glaring important life-changing events that shape our lives.”
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