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noun     plagiarism pronunciation in American English
/ˈpleɪdʒəˌrɪzəm/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of taking another person’s work, ideas, or words, and using them as if they were your own. Someone who does this is called a plagiarist

    Evidence of plagiarism has been found in his latest book.

  2. 2
    [countable] an idea, story, words, or music that you use in your work without explaining that you took them from someone else
 
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