Definition of semiautobiographical in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsemiˌôtəˌbīəˈɡrafikl/ Pronunciation: /ˌsemī-/


(Of a written work) dealing partly with the writer’s own life but also containing fictional elements.
Example sentences
  • At the same time, the pacing is less frenzied, the attitude toward the semi-autobiographical protagonist free of narcissism.
  • A more personal take on the costs of displacement appears in British artist Isaac Julien's semi-autobiographical film Paradise Omeros.
  • Princesa is based on the book of the same name, a semi-autobiographical story, co-written by the real Fernanda.

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Syllabification: sem·i·au·to·bi·o·graph·i·cal

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