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Five Types of Information You Must Acknowledge

2. You must acknowledge Paraphrases and Summaries

dictionaryParaphrasing means to use your own words to express someone else's words or ideas. Merely rearranging words or substituting words is plagiarizing.

To paraphrase, you first must understand what you are reading, then be able to explain it without using the author's words.

You must acknowledge paraphrases and summaries that:

Take a look at this example, which uses the APA format:

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