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plagiarizeverb [I or T]

(UK usually plagiarise) uk   /ˈpleɪ.dʒər.aɪz/  us   /-dʒə.raɪz/
to use another person's ​ideas or ​work and ​pretend that it is ​your own: The ​bookcontainsnumerous plagiarized ​passages. If you ​compare the two ​booksside by ​side, it is ​clear that the ​author of the second has plagiarized (from the first).

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plagiarism
noun [U] uk   /-dʒər.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-dʒɚ.ɪ.zəm/
She's been ​accused of plagiarism.
plagiarist
noun [C] uk   /-dʒər.ɪst/  us   /-dʒɚ.ɪst/
(Definition of plagiarize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plagiarizeverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈpleɪ·dʒəˌrɑɪz/
to use another person’s ​idea or a ​part of that person's ​work and ​pretend that it is ​your own
plagiarism
noun [U]  us   /ˈpleɪ·dʒəˌrɪz·əm/
She’s been ​accused of plagiarism.
(Definition of plagiarize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plagiarize”
in Korean 표절하다…
in Arabic يَنتَحِل…
in Malaysian menjiplak…
in French plagier…
in Russian заниматься плагиатом…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剽竊,抄襲…
in Italian plagiare…
in Turkish aşırmak, eserlerden alıntı hırsızlığı yapmak…
in Polish popełniać plagiat…
in Spanish plagiar…
in Vietnamese đạo văn…
in Portuguese plagiar…
in Thai ขโมยความคิด…
in German abschreiben…
in Catalan plagiar…
in Japanese (~を)盗作する, 盗用する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剽窃,抄袭…
in Indonesian menjiplak…
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