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  • n. Plural form of perpetrator.


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  • The lack of genuine remorse, of real understanding of the perpetrators is another issue.

    self defense

  • He condemned what he called the perpetrators of demonstrations, agitation and violence.

    BBC - Ouch

  • However, when authorities raised the number of those killed from four to 18 it called the perpetrators “rioters.”

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  • The main perpetrators of these crimes were and are the so called “power sellers” of eBay, the protected species that eBay loves and cherishes at the cost to ordinary small traders.

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  • State law allows the agency to remove alleged perpetrators from a home, but only after an investigation has probed far enough to identify the alleged abuser and determine whether another adult in the home can safely take care of the alleged victim, said CPS spokesman Patrick Crimmins.

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  • The reality is that when Muslims cease to be the main perpetrators of terrorism in the world, such fears about traditional garb are bound to vanish.

    NPR's Taxpayer-Funded Intolerance

  • Less impressive are the plots, necessarily trimmed down to the bare bones, meaning that the identity of perpetrators is obvious and the storylinessomewhat clunky; and the atmosphere, for examplethe police station and interactions between the colleagues (and reception desk!) are ruined, insteadwe are given cliches, modern decor and "generic planet-TV detective team".

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  • Despite the media attention, the investigation seemed to hit a dead end as Revere Police reported they were unable to track down the alleged perpetrators from the license plate numbers provided, stating that the numbers seemed to have been written down incorrectly on both incidents.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • The case for a label of genocide was straightforward, according to a May 18 confidential analysis prepared by the State Department's assistant secretary for intelligence and research, Toby Gati: lists of Tutsi victims 'names and addresses had reportedly been prepared; Rwandan government troops and Hutu militia and youth squads were the main perpetrators; massacres were reported all over the country; humanitarian agencies were now "claiming from 200,000 to 500,000 lives" lost.

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  • But, again, we really need to focus now on the fact that the campaign against the near-term perpetrators of September 11 has already begun.

    CNN Transcript Sep 22, 2001


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