plagiarize

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EtymologyEdit

From plagiary +‎ -ize, ultimately from Latin plagiare (to kidnap, to abduct).

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpleɪd͡ʒəɹaɪz/, /ˈpleɪd͡ʒi.əɹaɪz/
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VerbEdit

plagiarize (third-person singular simple present plagiarizes, present participle plagiarizing, simple past and past participle plagiarized)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To use, and pass off as one's own, someone else's writing, speech, ideas, or other intellectual or creative work, especially in an academic context; to commit plagiarism.

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