biography

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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

biography (countable and uncountable, plural biographies)

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

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VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive) To write a biography of.

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