Translation of "perpetrate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈpɜː.pə.treɪt/ us /ˈpɝː-/ formal

to commit a crime or a violent or harmful act

In this country, half of all violent crime is perpetrated by people who have been drinking alcohol.
Federal soldiers have been accused of perpetrating atrocities against innocent people.
perpetration noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌpɜː.pəˈtreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌpɝː-/

(Translation of “perpetrate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)