pla·gia·rism /ˈpleʤəˌrɪzəm ||ʤiə-/
1. The act or practice of plagiarizing.
2. That which is plagiarized; a work which has been plagiarized.
n 1: a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else
and is presented as being your own work
2: the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as
if they were your own [syn: plagiarization, plagiarisation,