Definition of biographical in English:

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biographical

Pronunciation: /bʌɪəˈɡrafɪk(ə)l/

adjective

(Of data or a written work) dealing with a particular person’s life: biographical information biographical books on the Beatles
More example sentences
  • Mr Meehan latest book completes his biographical work on Parliamentarians in Laois and Offaly since 1585.
  • They have done several biographical works on Mozart and Liszt.
  • Such questions lie at the heart of all biographical work, but are seldom explicitly acknowledged, or deeply explored.

Derivatives

biographic

Pronunciation: /bʌɪəˈɡrafɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • This was the earliest time that CIA had full biographic information on al-Hazmi.
  • But all this is ignored, because, in order to flatten out Potter's work into biographic expressivism, his modernist/formalist innovations have to be downplayed.
  • The biographic cabaret-style show is built around the life and times of one of R & B's greatest talents, set on the heart-breaking Christmas Eve in the 70s when the love of her life tragically passed away.

biographically

adverb
Example sentences
  • The new tribes, I believe, will be biographically structured - hip-hoppers, Amnesty International members, and so on - people who actually feel that they have something in common no matter where they were born.
  • That it is both biographically true and entirely factual in the process, makes it more pointed: the tang of real blood, the taste of true tears - but no more true than had it been one of its author's fictions.
  • WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan are indisputably middle-class figures, both biographically and in their place in British culture.

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