perpetrate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin perpetratus, past participle of perpetrare (to carry through), from per (through) + patrare (to perform), akin to potis (able), potens (powerful); see potent.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpɜː(ɹ).pə.ˌtɹaɪt/

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perpetrate (third-person singular simple present perpetrates, present participle perpetrating, simple past and past participle perpetrated)

  1. (transitive) To be guilty of, or responsible for a crime etc; to commit.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

perpetrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of perpetrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of perpetrare
  3. Feminine plural of perpetrato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

perpetrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of perpetrō