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plagiarism (plā´jəriz´əm),

n an appropriation of the work, ideas, or words of another without proper acknowledgment.
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ELEANOR KUTZ: REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS--WHAT FACULTY NEED TO KNOW ABOUT USING ANTI-PLAGIARISM SOFTWARE IN TEACHING
They discuss critical design; tools like wikis, games, anti-plagiarism software, e-portfolios, and Web 2.
As the scientific world prepares to mark bicentenary of the author of 'On the Origin of Species', a group of critics has commissioned computer experts with specialized anti-plagiarism software to scour Darwin's book, published in 1859, for similarities to a paper released the year before by Alfred Russel Wallace, a naturalist who worked for eight years in modern Indonesia.
Barack probably could have avoided all this fuss if he had just made a habit of running his speeches through some of the anti-plagiarism software that high school teachers use to make sure their students are not cutting and pasting ideas into their term papers.
Universities have severe penalties for those students caught cheating, with many institutions already using advanced anti-plagiarism software to make sure that this is enforced.