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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
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Three of the most common varieties of recurrent plagiaristic malfeasance are the weave and duck, heavy import, and patchwriting.
PROFESSOR Pardha Saradhi, on whose complaint of plagiarism former DU Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental was briefly arrested on Tuesday, has now written a letter to the HRD Minister Smriti Irani requesting her " to help clean up the university of such plagiaristic activities".
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Recent trends in technologies of communication (such as digitized sampling and networked exchange) have already begun to subvert the romantic bastions of "creativity" and "authorship," calling into question the propriety of copyright through strategies of plagiaristic appropriation, computerized reduplication, and programmatic collaboration.
In a rambling, plagiaristic manifesto posted just before his killing spree began, Breivik says the Knights Templar, a medieval order of crusading warriors, lent modern renown by Dan Brown's best-sellers, had been re-formed in London in 2002.
Zamel further problematizes the presumptive notion that students are consciously and purposely engaging in plagiaristic behavior, by contextualizing why students from different cultural, pedagogical, or even personal backgrounds may resort to styles of writing that may be regarded by others as involving plagiarism.