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biography

noun [C/U]  us   /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
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌbɑɪ·əˈɡræf·ɪ·kəl/
The funeral elegy provides a treasure of biographical information about Shakespeare.
Translations of “biography”
in Arabic سيرَة (قِصّة حّياة شَخْص ما)…
in Korean 전기…
in Malaysian biografi…
in French biographie…
in Turkish yaşam öyküsü, biyografi…
in Italian biografia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳記…
in Russian биография…
in Polish biografia…
in Vietnamese tiểu sử…
in Spanish biografía…
in Portuguese biografia…
in Thai อัตชีวประวัติ…
in German die Biographie…
in Catalan biografia…
in Japanese 伝記…
in Indonesian biografi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传记…
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