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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.
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌbɑɪ·əˈɡræf·ɪ·kəl/ us  
The funeral elegy provides a treasure of biographical information about Shakespeare.
(Definition of biography from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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