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What is the definition of perpetrator?

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A perpetrator is a person who commits a serious crime or evil action, causing grievous harm or death to the victim. It is also used of those who commit atrocities.
Someone who performs a particular act. - In common American usage, now seems to indicate a criminal act, BUT this is not the true meaning.
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Who are perpetrators?

Someone who perform an act. Example: the perpetrators were calledin the court.

Who were the perpetrators of the Holocaust?

Perpetrators were those who did the killing. The legal deffinition is a bit larger, including those who ordered the actions also. The moral deffinition larger still, it includ

What does perpetrator mean?

The person who does something. Usually it's something bad. "A murder has been committed, but police have caught the perpetrator"

What is an alleged perpetrator?

An alleged perpetrator is only under suspicion until proven that they are a perpetrator. The word 'alleged' is a legal term used when they have no evidence to prove the indivi