What is the opposite of settlement?

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Opposite of an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict
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Opposite of the act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty
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Opposite of a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands and by compromise
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Opposite of a large town, usually with a large population and a significant amount of activity
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Opposite of a written or spoken agreement, usually legal or official
“The disagreement between the siblings would lead to tensions within their social circle.”
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Opposite of an agreement or settlement of a dispute through making concessions
“Not a single kilogram was harvested within the stipulated period, and a dispute between the two parties arose.”
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Opposite of small village
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Opposite of a sum of money sent in payment or as a gift
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Opposite of a gift
“Dolphins have been documented rescuing humans and acting as our allies, yet they expect nothing in return.”
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Opposite of the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation or claim
“Bond investors were still smarting from the repudiation of bonds used to finance railroads, the Confederacy, and various carpetbagger governments.”
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Opposite of a country or area under the full or partial political control of another country and occupied by settlers from that country
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Opposite of the action of solving a problem or contentious matter
“In order to cope, maladaptive patterns of behavior are put in place, which contributes to the extension and prolonging of the problem and its treatment.”
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Opposite of the passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence
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Opposite of the formal and final arrangement of an agreement
“Nurmagomedov revealed that there is already an ongoing negotiation between him, McGregor's camp, and the UFC regarding the potential fight.”
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Opposite of a center of operations, organization, or supply
“The Human Resources Committee had asked the board of aldermen to hold public hearings to look into the internal affairs division of the police department.”
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Opposite of the payment of a debt
“If they do not repay debt, growth and development may occur where the repudiation of debt has the support of the majority of the population.”
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Opposite of condition of agreement
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Opposite of making a place a colony
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Opposite of settlement
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Opposite of a judgment or verdict arrived at after consideration
“Her argument was founded on a quarter of the jury having been lost over five sitting days, the jury's indecision, and the lengthy deliberations.”
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Opposite of a link or connection, especially one between commercial companies
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Opposite of a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest
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Opposite of the action of establishing an institution or organization
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Opposite of a legally binding agreement
“In short, it is clear to me that the arbitrator decided the issue solely on the question of whether there was a contract breach.”
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Opposite of the controlling or deciding of the nature, details or outcome of something
“Not only did Neville's relations with Florence keep him agitated, there was also the uncertainty surrounding his future career.”
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Opposite of residence of place
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Opposite of the reestablishment of cordial relations, particularly between two countries
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Opposite of a formal agreement to end fighting
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Opposite of payment, such as property or money, paid by the bride's family to the groom or his family at the time of marriage
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Opposite of an instance of buying or selling something
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(law) Opposite of an amount of money or property left to someone in a will
“After my grandfather's passing, he has left me with a debt that I cannot adequately repay.”
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Opposite of an act of dropping or falling downwards
“The ascent into space begins, first slowly, and then rapidly as the tremendous force of the rocket engines pushes the payload faster and faster.”
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