Definitions

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  • n. One who perpetuates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. one who perpetuates something.

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.

    George Bush: no escaping torture charges | Katherine Gallagher

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

    Palin slams Senate health care vote

  • 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.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • 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.

    MSNBC's Shuster Suspended After Hillary Camp Criticizes Chelsea "Pimp" Remark

  • You may laugh when you hear we traced it back to fear of love (policed by patriarchal male domination), which lives on today in the stigma against happily-ever-after romance stories (a stigma, by the way, of which The New York Times is a major perpetuator).

    Maria Rodale: Women's Rights: All We Take for Granted

  • We are nothing if not a perpetuator of sci-fi babe posts - or rather, we are nothing and we are a perpetuator of sci-fi babe posts - so here is Asylum's lists of The Hottest 13 Babes in Space. [via SciFi Scanner]

    SF Tidbits for 12/13/07

  • Yeah, that's what I thought. shaking head You should be ashamed of yourself, you...you... perpetuator of negative stereotypes, you!

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The personality type of a woman who gets into the male coerced sex offender perpetuator category is a woman who is dependent, has low self-esteem, probably depression, has difficulty in relationships.

    CNN Transcript Sep 1, 2009

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