plagiar
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plagiar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to copy illegally)
a. to plagiarize
Si se demuestra que Laura plagió partes de su artículo de investigación, tendrá graves problemas.If it is proven that Laura plagiarized parts of her research article, she will be in big trouble.
b. to plagiarise (United Kingdom)
Me quedé de piedra al descubrir que mi escritor favorito había plagiado su última novela.I was shocked to find out that my favourite writer's most recent novel was plagiarised.
2. (to abduct)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to kidnap
Una mujer plagió a un recién nacido en el hospital e intentó hacerse pasar por su madre.A woman kidnapped a newborn at the hospital and pretended to be his mother.
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plagiar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (copiar)
a. to plagiarize
2. (secuestrar)
a. to kidnap
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
plagiar
transitive verb
1 (copiar) to plagiarize; [+producto] to pirate; copy illegally
2 (México) (secuestrar) to kidnap
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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