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Definition of biography noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  • Boswell’s biography of Johnson
  • a biography by Antonia Fraser
  • The book gives potted biographies of all the major painters.
  • blockbuster
  • unauthorized
  • biography by
  • biography of

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English [ edit ]

Etymology [ edit ].

From New Latin biographia , formed from Ancient Greek βίος ( bíos , “ life ” ) + γράφω ( gráphō , “ write ” ) .

Pronunciation [ edit ]

  • ( Received Pronunciation ) IPA ( key ) : /baɪˈɒɡɹəfi/
  • ( General American ) IPA ( key ) : /baɪˈɑɡɹəfi/
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡɹəfi

Noun [ edit ]

biography ( countable and uncountable , plural biographies )

  • A person's life story , especially one published. There are many biographies of Benjamin Franklin.
  • The art of writing this kind of story.

Derived terms [ edit ]

  • autobiography
  • heterobiography
  • psychobiography

Related terms [ edit ]

  • biographical
  • biographism
  • hagiography
  • pathography

Translations [ edit ]

Verb [ edit ].

biography ( third-person singular simple present biographies , present participle biographying , simple past and past participle biographied )

  • ( transitive ) To write a biography of.

Anagrams [ edit ]

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