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semiautobiographical

[sem-ee-aw-tuh-bahy-uh-graf-i-kuh l, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˌɔ təˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or being a fictionalized account of an author's own life.
2.
pertaining to or being a work of fiction strongly influenced by events in an author's life.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; semi- + autobiographical
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  • The exercise requires students to write a semiautobiographical personal letter.
  • Eight semiautobiographical stories about the authors' athletic experiences, both successful and not, while growing up.

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