Translation of "biography" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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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. 他撰写了温斯顿‧丘吉尔的传记。

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  • This biography offers a few glimpses of his life before he became famous.
  • Her biography revealed that she was not as rich as everyone thought.
  • The biography was a bit of a rush job.
  • The biography is an attempt to uncover the inner man.
  • The biography is woven from the many accounts which exist of things she did.

(Translation of “biography” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)