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 Dictionary entry overview: What does perpetration mean? 

  The noun PERPETRATION has 1 sense:

1. the act of committing a crime

  Familiarity information: PERPETRATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1perpetration [BACK TO TOP]


The act of committing a crime

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


perpetration; committal; commission

Hypernyms ("perpetration" is a kind of...):

crime; law-breaking ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act)

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