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plagiarize

[pley-juh-rahyz, -jee-uh-rahyz] /ˈpleɪ dʒəˌraɪz, -dʒi əˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), plagiarized, plagiarizing.
1.
to take and use by plagiarism.
2.
to take and use ideas, passages, etc., from (another's work) by plagiarism.
verb (used without object), plagiarized, plagiarizing.
3.
to commit plagiarism.
Also, especially British, plagiarise.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; plagiar(ism) + -ize
Related forms
plagiarizer, noun
unplagiarized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for plagiarise

plagiarize

/ˈpleɪdʒəˌraɪz/
verb
1.
to appropriate (ideas, passages, etc) from (another work or author)
Derived Forms
plagiarizer, plagiariser, noun
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Word Origin and History for plagiarise
v.

alternative (chiefly British) spelling of plagiarize. Related: Plagiarised; plagiarising.

plagiarize

v.

1716, from plagiary "plagiarist" (see plagiarism) + -ize. Related: Plagiarized; plagiarizing.

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