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1. The act or behavior of plagiarizing.
2. An instance of plagiarizing, especially a passage that is taken from the work of one person and reproduced in the work of another without attribution.

[From plagiary.]

pla′gia·rist n.
pla′gia·ris′tic adj.
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Adj.1.plagiaristic - copied and passed off as your own; "used plagiarized data in his thesis"; "a work dotted with plagiarized phrases"
derived - formed or developed from something else; not original; "the belief that classes and organizations are secondary and derived"- John Dewey