What is the opposite of process?

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Noun
(manufacturing) Opposite of a set of procedures used to produce a product
“The disorganization in the stages of manufacture led to an inferior product.”
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Opposite of a series of events producing a result
“The inaction of the company would result in a significant decrease in staff productivity.”
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Opposite of something that is ongoing, advancing or moving forward
“If only things could be undone with the reversal of time.”
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(computing) Opposite of an executable task or program
“The computer is broken so this will now have to be a manual task.”
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(biology) Opposite of a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism
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Opposite of an advance or forward movement
“Ronin surmised that no one had escaped the fight unscathed, and he began wondering if he should've called a retreat in the first place.”
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Opposite of a natural or established process by which something takes place or is brought about
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Opposite of the medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
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Opposite of a settled or regular tendency or practice
“His deviation from customary practices in the gym has often landed him in hot water.”
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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.”
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Opposite of a method in which to do something
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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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Opposite of the process of inhaling and exhaling
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Opposite of something which is likely to lead to a particular outcome
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(of a device or system) Opposite of the way in which something works
“The uselessness of the new public transport system will be clearly visible once the honeymoon period is over.”
Noun
Opposite of an established or official way of doing something
Noun
Opposite of something that protrudes
Verb
Opposite of to perform a series of actions on something
“The machine would stand idly by and neglect the thermoplastic material.”
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Opposite of to reflect on and make sense of information, or a concept
“I acted rashly after I happened to misunderstand her intentions.”
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(computing) Opposite of to manipulate data or information with a computer or software
“This is too tedious to do manually without some computational help.”
Verb
Opposite of to make, create or manufacture, usually from components or raw materials
“A few fashion brands are known to destroy billions' worth of their unsold merchandise every year.”
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Opposite of to make free from impurities
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Opposite of to travel, usually with some measurable distance
“Before the warrior set off on his adventure, the old man told him to stay awhile and listen.”
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Opposite of to shape or form a given material
“The apprentice baker would butcher the dough with his unskilled hands.”
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Opposite of to comprehend or come to understand
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Opposite of to obtain a substance or resource by a mechanical or chemical process
“The Japanese have found a way to introduce a foreign substance to form the cultured pearl.”
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Opposite of to sieve or strain something by passing it through a filter
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Opposite of to subject to a chemical or industrial process
“We initially wanted to treat the brick wall with acid wash, but we liked the texture and decided to leave as is.”
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