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Plagiarism is the "wrangfu appropriation" an "stealin an publication" o anither author's "leid, thochts, ideas, or expressions" an the representation o them as ane's awn oreeginal wark.[1]

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  1. Frae the 1995 Random House Compact Unabridged Dictionary:

    use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work

    qtd. in Stepchyshyn, Vera; Nelson, Robert S. (2007). Library plagiarism policies. Assoc. of College & Resrch Libraries. p. 65. ISBN 0-8389-8416-9.