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Definition of plagiarize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

plagiarize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they plagiarize
BrE BrE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪz//
 
he / she / it plagiarizes
BrE BrE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzɪz//
 
past simple plagiarized
BrE BrE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzd//
 
past participle plagiarized
BrE BrE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzd//
 
-ing form plagiarizing
BrE BrE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪdʒəraɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] plagiarize (something) (disapproving) 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 American Dictionary entry: plagiarize