Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

American pronunciation of 


view main entry for perpetrate verb  /ˈpɜrpəˌtreɪt/
British English pronunciation: perpetrate
Click to listen to the pronunciation of perpetrate

derived word


noun [countable]

This is the American English pronunciation of perpetrate.

View British English pronunciation of perpetrate.


liquid biopsy

a medical test in which blood cells are taken from the body and examined to find out if they are healthy

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary


someone on a film set who takes care of plants, trees, and other various landscaping materials like rocks, gravel, sand, etc.

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play