What is the opposite of operation?

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Noun
Opposite of an organized activity involving a number of people
Noun
Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
“A feeling of powerlessness overwhelmed her when she realized that there was no answer to her dilemma.”
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Opposite of an important assignment given to a person or group of people, typically involving travel abroad
Noun
Opposite of the capabilities or efficiency of a machine or product
“This pitch has done nothing but display the ineffectiveness of your product.”
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Opposite of the use or application of a faculty, right, or process
“It is a misapplication of his powers, which it also cripples, and teases away his hearers.”
Noun
Opposite of the function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation
“Most users click the introduction link, further validating the uselessness of flash screens.”
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Opposite of the responsibility for and control of a company or organization
“Spectacularly inspired mismanagement by airline executives actually deserves much of the blame for the state of the industry.”
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Opposite of the state of being active, operative, or effective
“The inactivity of the marketing department is starting to become a significant expense for the company.”
Noun
Opposite of a journey undertaken to accomplish some task
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Opposite of the state of being executed, utilized, or put into operation
“He put his plans on hold, thinking there was no rush to move back to London.”
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Opposite of an organized group of people with a common purpose or function
“As far as I know, he is the only individual who goes hunting for paranormal activity in this particular town.”
Noun
Opposite of an organized group of people with a particular purpose
“A different effect results from the appointment when made upon the final dissolution of the corporate body.”
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Opposite of the mechanics of a movement or action
“There was a significant degree of inflexibility in his movements, and the coach knew then and there that he would never make it as an athlete.”
Noun
Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
Noun
Opposite of a ploy or stratagem
Noun
Opposite of the carrying out of a plan, order, or course of action
Noun
Opposite of the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method, as opposed to theories relating to it
“I told her that, on theory alone, it sounded like a good idea but it was going to be very difficult to execute.”
Noun
Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“His hands had been in his pockets, and he looked like he was up to no good, but, in reality, he was up to nothing.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of being in operation
“At the time, I dismissed it as some malfunction of my watch but quickly realized that we all had our time frames altered by people.”
Noun
Opposite of something performed successfully with effort, skill, or courage
“A wholly unusual and uncommercial film, it was a spectacular failure upon release.”
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Opposite of the management or guidance of someone or something
Noun
Opposite of a mission or undertaking that typically involves a great journey
Noun
Opposite of the action of overseeing something
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.”
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Opposite of the action or manner of controlling or regulating a state, organization, or people
“When law and order break down in a country, it is the first step towards anarchy and chaos.”
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Opposite of a measure or action, especially one of a series taken for a given purpose or goal
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