Definition of Plagiarism

1. Noun. A piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work.




2. Noun. The act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own.

Definition of Plagiarism

1. n. The act or practice of plagiarizing.

Definition of Plagiarism

1. Noun. The act of plagiarizing: the copying of another person's ideas, text(,) or other creative work, and presenting it as one's own, ''especially'' without permission. ¹

2. Noun. Text or other work resulting from this act. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plagiarism

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Plagiarism

1. Passing off as one's own the work of another without credit. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Plagiarism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Property in Intellectual Productions in Great by Eaton Sylvester Drone (1879)
"Such act may be plagiarism, which is a moral but not necessarily a legal wrong; ... plagiarism further differs from piracy in that the plagiarist falsely ..."

2. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1907)
"A plagiarism ON CHARLES SEALSFIELD. plagiarism in its most objectionable form, when committed against an author of considerable but obscure merit, ..."

3. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"the heads of the Spanish soldiers, whom '. he had taken himself, and sent back the ', plagiarism, Had their policy been equal to their i When an author ..."

4. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"But there are indications not merely that plagiarism was thought respectable, but that a translator might claim as his own that which he had put into ..."

5. The Methodist Review (1879)
""White Lies" is charged with being a double plagiarism from two French authors. It is also alleged that " Clouds and Sunshine" is from "Claudie," by George ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1842)
"plagiarism.—Dr. MARTYN PAINE has exposed a gross literary theft from Dr. Charming, committed by the author of a review of John Hunter on the Blood, ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Property in Intellectual Productions in Great by Eaton Sylvester Drone (1879)
"Such act may be plagiarism, which is a moral but not necessarily a legal wrong; ... plagiarism further differs from piracy in that the plagiarist falsely ..."

8. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1907)
"A plagiarism ON CHARLES SEALSFIELD. plagiarism in its most objectionable form, when committed against an author of considerable but obscure merit, ..."

9. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"the heads of the Spanish soldiers, whom '. he had taken himself, and sent back the ', plagiarism, Had their policy been equal to their i When an author ..."

10. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"But there are indications not merely that plagiarism was thought respectable, but that a translator might claim as his own that which he had put into ..."

11. The Methodist Review (1879)
""White Lies" is charged with being a double plagiarism from two French authors. It is also alleged that " Clouds and Sunshine" is from "Claudie," by George ..."

12. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1842)
"plagiarism.—Dr. MARTYN PAINE has exposed a gross literary theft from Dr. Charming, committed by the author of a review of John Hunter on the Blood, ..."

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