Etymology
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perpetration (n.)

mid-15c., perpetracioun, "act of perpetrating; that which is perpetrated," from Late Latin perpetrationem (nominative perpetratio) "an accomplishing, performing," noun of action from past participle stem of perpetrare "to perform, accomplish" (see perpetrate).

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Definitions of perpetration

perpetration (n.)
the act of committing a crime;
Synonyms: commission / committal
From wordnet.princeton.edu