Definition of perpetration in English:

perpetration

noun

  • See perpetrate

    • ‘To my way of thinking, ‘crime’ is defined as the perpetration of harm upon an ‘innocent’ victim.’
    • ‘Four youths were arrested on criminal charges, including third-degree assault, harassment and perpetration of a hate crime.’
    • ‘Instead, the indictment charges him with having planned, ordered, instigated, or assisted in the perpetration of these crimes.’
    • ‘Think about what manner of perpetrations could be taking place.’
    • ‘Overall, 79% of males and 56% of females who reported victimization also reported perpetration.’

Pronunciation

perpetration

/pəːpɪˈtreɪʃ(ə)n/