Examples of Plagiarism
Replacing a few selected words using a thesaurus (or just using words from your own head to get synonyms).
Look at the original passage:
Now look at this example of replacing a few words with synonyms:
In less than twelve months between 2001-2, over twenty-five percent
The synonyms aren't the only problem. This sentence has the same structure as the original. If you type the above section into your paper and let the reader believe the words are all yours, you have committed plagiarism.
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