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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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Of course, cases will come up where the plagiarizing is obvious, and thus more forceful steps must be taken.
The adaptive approach is immune to typical plagiarizing attacks such as those involving the insertion or deletion of meaningless or dummy keywords.
The use of the software could help to scare off students from plagiarizing, but it would not necessarily instill a sense of responsibility towards their education.
The 11 themes that emerged--Power, Intellectual Capital, Financial Capital, Student Agency, Quest for Agency, Lack of Agency, Externalizing, Developmental, Motivations for Plagiarizing, Motivations for Not Plagiarizing, and Misunderstandings/Gray Areas--are all worthy of examination prior to a deeper discussion of the two core themes.
The fact that Bayard documents his borrowing so scrupulously means that he cannot be accused of plagiarism-but that does not mean that the Oulipo cannot be accused of plagiarizing Bayard by anticipation.
The purpose of this study was to examine how prevalent classroom cheating and plagiarizing has become and to inform educators on how to reduce these practices.
The New York Times reported that the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel was tipped off to Goeglein's plagiarizing by a blogger in Michigan who noticed similarities in a Goeglein column and a piece that appeared in the Dartmouth Review.
What keeps economists from plagiarizing the works of others?
Earlier this year, Harvard University sophomore Kaavya Viswanathan was fingered for plagiarizing entire passages of her debut novel, How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life, from another coming-of-age romance novel by a different author.
Zack Asack isn't really the name of the Duke QB just suspended for plagiarizing, is it?
Accused of plagiarizing material in her chick-lit book, How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life, Viswanathan defended herself by saying that she did not intend to snag words from other authors.
As the pressure to succeed in school has increased, so has the incidence of cheating on tests and plagiarizing in term papers (see pp.