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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊ/
informal

noun (plural bios)

A biography or short biographical profile of someone: an unauthorized bio reading the photographers' bios is fascinating
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  • The first two bios in the series are available: Bo Diddley here, Chuck Berry here.
  • But… well, she's either read my books wrong, or she was so busy trying to translate my bio into a series of how-to tips that she never read them at all.
  • I also have several bios / profiles from some of the writers.

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Biographical: you can find bio information and photos on her website
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  • He remembered enough of her bio details from the compound records that he could probably track down a phone number.
  • Single-screen text bio sketches of the interviewees are also available.
  • At the top of the list was my PCMag bio information, likely the most searched or viewed URL containing my name.

Origin

1920s: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with bio

Cetshwayo, Io, ngaio, Ohio

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bio 2 Line breaks: bio
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊ/
informal

noun

[mass noun] US
Biology: I majored in bio and I’m waiting to see about med school
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  • We know about immunology; Margaret took her bio class last term!
  • I have been very pleased with my experience as a bio major.
  • I knew that I wanted a psychology minor but I was undecided between a chem or bio major.

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Biological: dogs are used at the airport to sniff out plant and other bio materials he’s never met his bio dad
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  • Since you are a functioning stepmother, involved in the children's lives and married to the dad, having the same information that the bio mom and dad have helps you help the children.
  • We are in touch with some of her bio siblings.
  • Her bio mother gave her up for adoption.

Origin

1940s: abbreviation.

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