biographical

[bahy-uh-graf-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a person's life: He's gathering biographical data for his book on Milton.
2.
pertaining to or containing biography: a biographical dictionary.
Also, biographic.


Origin:
1730–40; biograph(y) + -ical

biographically, adverb
nonbiographical, adjective
nonbiographically, adverb
pseudobiographic, adjective
pseudobiographical, adjective
pseudobiographically, adverb
quasi-biographical, adjective
quasi-biographically, adverb
semibiographic, adjective
semibiographical, adjective
semibiographically, adverb
unbiographical, adjective
unbiographically, adverb
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biography (baɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n , pl -phies
1.  an account of a person's life by another
2.  such accounts collectively
 
bi'ographer
 
n
 
biographical
 
adj
 
bio'graphic
 
adj
 
bio'graphically
 
adv

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Example sentences
How such transformations happen is a mystery that biographical details alone
  cannot explain.
There's a lot of worthy biographical information in this paper.
Click on the reference desk to access census data, almanacs, biographical
  dictionaries and encyclopedias.
The photos, which you can see in this gallery, come with brief biographical
  sketches of the fridge owners.
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