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Plagiarism - What is it and how to avoid it


noun: plagiarism
; plural noun: plagiarisms; verb: plagiarize
the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own.
Verb used in a sentence: "He was accused of  plagiarizing a great deal of his research paper from the internet."

synonyms: copying, infringement of copyright, piracy, theft, stealing, poaching, appropriation; cribbing


Source: WriteCheck Videos. (2012). 10 types of plagiarism. Retrieved from

Source: EasyBib and NoRedInk Present: Plagiarism. (2015). Retrieved from