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perpetrator

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɜː.pə.treɪ.tər/  us   /ˈpɝː.pə.treɪ.t̬ɚ/ (US informal perp)
someone who has committed a crime or a violent or harmful act: The perpetrators of the massacre must be brought to justice as war criminals.
Translations of “perpetrator”
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯罪者, 行兇者, 作惡者…
in Russian преступник, виновный…
in Turkish zulüm/vahşet/kötülük yapan/uygulayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯罪者, 行凶者, 作恶者…
in Polish spraw-ca/czyni…
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