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Definition of Plagiarism
Plagiarism is defined as the unacknowledged use of the words, ideas or creations of another.
Principal categories of unacknowledged use:
A more technical form of plagiarism is wrongly attributed borrowing, where one does not acknowledge the work from which one obtained an idea, but quotes, instead, from the original source, which may well convey a broader research effort than what actually took place.
For more details on the plagiarism policy see University Plagiarism Policy.