Business Writing Vocabulary and Definitions
a contraction of web log. A type of online journal.
a sample of writing.
a person who writes copy, particularly for advertising.
laws defining the rights and uses of intellectual property.
: unauthorized or prohibited use of intellectual property.
a doctrine that defines when copyrighted material can be used without permission or paying royalties.
a word that is pronounced the same as another but has a different spelling and meaning. To, too and two are all homonymns.
Intellectual property: creations of the mind that have been assigned property value.
the study of the structure and form of words in language.
Plagiarism: to take and use the words and writing of someone else as if they were your own.
a citation that is as close as possible to the original source of information.
property rights held by the public at large.
the study of the rules for forming grammatical sentences.
the name of the writer credited with the story. A tagline appears at the end of an article and may include some biographical information about the writer.