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Definition of plagiarize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] plagiarize (something) (disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they plagiarize
he / she / it plagiarizes
past simple plagiarized
-ing form plagiarizing
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to copy another person's ideas, words, or work and pretend that they are your own He was accused of plagiarizing his colleague's results.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: plagiarize