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bi•op•ic  (bīō pik′),USA pronunciation n. 
  • Cinemaa biographical motion picture.
    • blend of, blended biography + motion picture 1950–55

    bi•op•ic  (bīō pik′),USA pronunciation n. 
  • Cinemaa biographical motion picture.
    • bio(graphy) + (motion) pic(ture) 1950–55


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    biopic /ˈbaɪəʊˌpɪk/ n
    1. informal a film based on the life of a famous person, esp one giving a popular treatment
    Etymology: 20th Century: from bio(graphical) + pic(ture)



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