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biographical

[ bahy-uh-graf-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪ kəl /
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adjective

of or relating to a person's life: He's gathering biographical data for his book on Milton.
pertaining to or containing biography: a biographical dictionary.

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Also bi·o·graph·ic [bahy-uh-graf-ik] /ˌbaɪ əˈgræf ɪk/ .

Origin of biographical

First recorded in 1730–40; biograph(y) + -ical

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