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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plagiarist - someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his ownplagiarist - someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
stealer, thief - a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
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plagiarist

noun
One who illicitly reproduces the artistic work, for example, of another:
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Translations

plagiarist

[ˈpleɪdʒɪərɪst] Nplagiario/a m/f
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plagiarist

[ˈpleɪdʒərɪst] nplagiaire m/f
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plagiarist

nPlagiator(in) m(f)
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plagiarist

[ˈpleɪdʒjərɪst] nplagiario/a
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References in classic literature ?
The effect ought logically to have been ruinous for the plagiarist, but it was really nothing of the kind.
In the words of a great English plagiarist of European sources: a plague o' both your houses.
title has admitted that large parts of his thesis were copied from the texts of other authors, but did not call him a plagiarist.After the Dennik N daily highlighted the questions about the Andrej Danko's doctoral dissertation in September, Matej Bel University (UMB) in Banskaacute Bystrica, which granted Danko his degree, put together an ad hoc comission in mid-November.
The 'cunning' plagiarist is a researcher who is well informed about the term plagiarism and what it entails.
The NTS received a serious jolt when in 2015 its chief operating officer (CEO) and pro-rector of the then CIIT (now university) Haroon Rashid turned out to be a plagiarist in his PhD thesis.
Hasn't he become a senator even though he is a buffoon and a plagiarist? And has even become the Senate President, a position from which he has 'requested' the Inquirer to remove the articles, using the official stationery, in a clear display of newly acquired power.
According to Benjamin Disraeli, "Plagiarist, at least have the merit of preservation."
According to Benjamin Disraeli, 'Plagiarist, at least have the merit of preservation.'
From the nineteenthcentury scientist Louis Agassiz--founder of Harvard's comparative zoology department, friend to Emerson, Hawthorne, and Longfellow, and collaborator with the phrenologist "fudger" and finagler Samuel George Morton--to the twenty-first-century Harvard student, novelist, and plagiarist Kaavya Viswanathan, Americans have failed to see through bad science, false writings, and other humbug in large part because the misinformation supported racist assumptions and stereotypes.
Whether he was a victim of plagiarism or a plagiarist initiated a heated debate about his dating, which fluctuated from 1st BC c.
She's famously a plagiarist. And she's brought ruinous lawsuits against journalists and bloggers, accusing them of, among other things, potentially interfering with her ability to profit off her role as first lady," he said.