[ pur-pi-trey-tid ]
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  1. (of a crime, injustice, hoax, prank, etc.) committed or carried out: I concluded that the entire argument for the war might be not only dubious, but a deliberately perpetrated sham.

  2. (of something tasteless, false, poorly executed, etc.) presented, made, performed, etc.: This piece of unholy perpetrated music is a self-portrait of the artist as a maniac, without a trace of beauty in it.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of perpetrate.

Origin of perpetrated


Other words from perpetrated

  • un·per·pe·trat·ed, adjective

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