perpetrate Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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perpetrateverb [T]

 us   /ˈpɜr·pɪˌtreɪt/
to commit a crime or other harmful act: We will find the person who perpetrated this crime.
perpetrator
noun [C]  us   /ˈpɜr·pɪˌtreɪ·t̬ər/
He promised vigorous action against the perpetrators of this crime.
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