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biographynoun [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.
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biographynoun [C or U]

uk   /baɪˈɒɡ.rə.fi/ us   /baɪˈɑː.ɡrə.fi/
B1 the life story of a person written by someone else: He wrote a biography of Winston Churchill.

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(Definition of biography from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “biography”
in Korean 전기…
in Arabic سيرَة (قِصّة حّياة شَخْص ما)…
in Malaysian biografi…
in French biographie…
in Russian биография…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傳記…
in Italian biografia…
in Turkish yaşam öyküsü, biyografi…
in Polish biografia…
in Spanish biografía…
in Vietnamese tiểu sử…
in Portuguese biografia…
in Thai อัตชีวประวัติ…
in German die Biographie…
in Catalan biografia…
in Japanese 伝記…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传记…
in Indonesian biografi…
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