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pla·gia·rism

 (plā′jə-rĭz′əm)
n.
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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plagiarism

(ˈpleɪdʒəˌrɪzəm)
n
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the act of plagiarizing
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) something plagiarized
ˈplagiarist n
ˌplagiaˈristic adj
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pla•gia•rism

(ˈpleɪ dʒəˌrɪz əm, -dʒi əˌrɪz-)

n.
1. the unauthorized use of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own.
2. something used and represented in this manner.
[1615–25]
pla′gia•rist, n.
pla`gia•ris′tic, adj.
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plagiarism

1. the verbatim copying or imitation of the language, ideas, or thoughts of another author and representing them as one’s own original work.
2. the material so appropriated. Also plagiary.plagiarist, n.plagiaristic, adj.
See also: Theft
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plagiarism - a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
2.plagiarism - the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
copyright infringement, infringement of copyright - a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
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plagiarism

noun copying, borrowing, theft, appropriation, infringement, piracy, lifting (informal), cribbing (informal) He's accused of plagiarism.
Quotations
"If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research" [Wilson Mizner]
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Translations
plagiátorství
plagiering
plágium
剽窃盗作
eser hırsızlığı

plagiarism

[ˈpleɪdʒɪərɪzəm] Nplagio m
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plagiarism

[ˈpleɪdʒərɪzəm] nplagiat m
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plagiarism

nPlagiat nt
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plagiarism

[ˈpleɪdʒjəˌrɪzm] nplagio
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plagiarize,

plagiarise

(ˈpleidʒəraiz) verb
to copy texts or take ideas from someone else's work and use them as if they were one's own.
ˈplagiarism (ˈpleidʒərizəm) noun
She was found guilty of plagiarism.
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References in classic literature ?
Showing what is to be deemed plagiarism in a modern author, and what is to be considered as lawful prize.
I am, indeed, in some doubt that I have often suffered by the contrary method; and that, by suppressing the original author's name, I have been rather suspected of plagiarism than reputed to act from the amiable motive assigned by that justly celebrated Frenchman.
This explanation is made, not with any pride of priority in trifles, but in simple denial of possible charges of plagiarism, which is no trifle.
Less figuratively speaking, he came up into the printing-office to expose from the book the nefarious plagiarism of an editor in a neighboring city, who had adapted with the change of names and a word or two here and there, whole passages from the essay on Barere, to the denunciation of a brother editor.
I could play it myself, now, and it wouldn't be any plagiarism, either, because I should get it in nearly a thousand years ahead of those parties.
Speak freely, for we priests -' That last was a direct plagiarism from a fakir by the Taksali Gate.
O's, a plagiarism, and not perhaps a very good one, from the title of the well-known troupe of "Scarlet Mr.
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Summary: Educators in the UAE have said that plagiarism is a growing issue in schools and universities.
The plagiarism can be defined as the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
Higher education in the 21st century is witnessing a large number of reported cases of plagiarism. It is a contentious issue in universities, it is perceived, by many to be widespread and increasing among the academic community.