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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of committing a crime;
[syn: perpetration, commission, committal]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Perpetration \Per`pe*tra"tion\, n. [L. perpetratio: cf. F. perp['e]tration.] 1. The act of perpetrating; a doing; -- commonly used of doing something wrong, as a crime. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing perpetrated; an evil action. [1913 Webster]