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English definition of “biography”


noun [C/U]    /bɑɪˈɑɡ·rə·fi/
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    /ˌbɑɪ·əˈɡræf·ɪ·kəl/ adjective [not gradable] The funeral elegy provides a treasure of biographical information about Shakespeare.
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