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).

updated on April 12, 2020

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Definitions of perpetration from WordNet

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