What is the opposite of regulation?

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Noun
Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
Noun
Opposite of an official order issued by a person in authority
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 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.”
Noun
Opposite of the practice or method of imposing strict rules of behavior on other people
“Attempts to curb the unruliness at home failed miserably because the parents had lost control of their kids.”
Noun
Opposite of the property of being thrifty
Noun
Opposite of the limitation or control of someone or something, or the state of being restricted
Noun
Opposite of the manner in which an organization or activity is managed or directed
“The Council's inaction has allowed a worsening of conditions at the spot.”
Noun
Opposite of a law that is passed
Noun
Opposite of the management or guidance of someone or something
Noun
Opposite of to improve one's efficiency through careful and prudent use of time
“It was her own disorganization that hampered her ability to function effectively.”
Noun
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 the quality of being tidy
Noun
Opposite of late hour
Noun
Opposite of careful management of available resources
“I shall never allow people to talk before me about wastefulness and profligacy, and so forth, in connexion with that life, anymore.”
Noun
Opposite of the process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
Noun
Opposite of the action of overseeing something
Noun
Opposite of a restriction on the size or amount of something permissible or possible
“The low pricing and optimum performance enable users to enjoy the power, flexibility, and limitlessness of cloud computing.”
Noun
Opposite of law of a government
Noun
Opposite of an authoritative order
“When I was a boy, my aunt, then a radio announcer, declined my request to play my favorite tune on air.”
Noun
Opposite of a clause in a legal document or agreement
Adjective
Opposite of in accordance with regulations
Adjective
Opposite of having no outstanding characteristics
“The X-men are a race of exceptional beings with superpowers.”
Adjective
Opposite of generally approved, believed, or acknowledged
“She presented one year ago with fever, weakness, hepatitis and pneumonitis of unknown etiology.”
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