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biography

noun [C/U]  /bɑɪˈɑɡ·rə·fi/ us  
literature the story of the life of a person written by someone else, or the area of literature relating to books that describe such stories: [C] He wrote a biography of Lincoln.
biographical
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌbɑɪ·əˈɡræf·ɪ·kəl/ us  
The funeral elegy provides a treasure of biographical information about Shakespeare.
Translations of “biography”
in Korean 전기…
in Arabic سيرَة (قِصّة حّياة شَخْص ما)…
in French biographie…
in Turkish yaşam öyküsü, biyografi…
in Italian biografia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳記…
in Russian биография…
in Polish biografia…
in Spanish biografía…
in Portuguese biografia…
in German die Biographie…
in Catalan biografia…
in Japanese 伝記…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传记…
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