Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun one who perpetuates something.

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  • noun One who perpetuates.

Etymologies

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perpetuate +‎ -or

Examples

  • Local council courts should make written referrals to the Police and the magistrate's court or High Court if the perpetuator is a second or repeat offender, likely to inflict further harm on the victim and if, in the opinion of the court, the degree and nature of the violence warrants the involvement of the Police and the court.

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  • Since every president and prime minister is a direct collaborator and leading perpetuator of the commodity economy that, amongst other atrocities, kills at the very least 20,000 kids every day through avoidable starvation and lousy health conditions, surely all the world's leaders and former leaders should be put on trial for genocide.

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  • She is a mud-slinger, a name caller and a perpetuator of fear for those that won't seek out answers on their own.

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  • We must always hold in tension that government can be a servant for good or the perpetuator of great evil.

    Rediscovering Values

  • We must always hold in tension that government can be a servant for good or the perpetuator of great evil.

    Rediscovering Values

  • We must always hold in tension that government can be a servant for good or the perpetuator of great evil.

    Rediscovering Values

  • The filth resulting from transgressions lodged in the liver of the perpetuator, the seat of the ihiyotl; he or she, in turn, released emanations that were harmful to anything around them.

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  • We must always hold in tension that government can be a servant for good or the perpetuator of great evil.

    Rediscovering Values

  • We must always hold in tension that government can be a servant for good or the perpetuator of great evil.

    Rediscovering Values

  • I'll be honest in that the whole story seems to be a sham, and you play the role of perpetuator of it.

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