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1. The writing of something in one's own handwriting.
2. Autographs considered as a group.


1. the writing of something in one's own handwriting; something handwritten
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the precise reproduction of an illustration or of writing


(ɔˈtɒg rə fi)

autographs collectively.


the act of writing something by hand. — autographer, n.autographic, adj.autographically, adv.
See also: Writing
the process in lithography of transferring writings and drawings to a stone surface. — autographic, adj.autographically, adv.
See also: Printing
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Majella told of her own battle with depression last year in her autography, It's All In My Head: My Story.
The term 'maqasid' was first used in the early fourth century and appeared in the juristic autography of Abu 'Abd Allah al-Tirmidhi al-Hakim (d.
Then the last section, this short series of Autography poems, is meant to directly write my life to the reader in ways that the lyric, narrative, rhetorical strategies of the first four sections attempted but may have failed to do.
The outcome measures included both objective and subjective sleep parameters for the sleep laboratory: Polysomnography (PSG), sleep questionnaire and home recordings (wrist autography and sleep diaries).
Upasalca Lu K'uan Yu (Charles Luk), Practical Buddhism (London: Rider & Company, 1971), 57-162, translates the autography and its annotation into English.
At the book signing Friday, green thumbs young and old waited for Georges to autography their copies.
Without the NOC, no cinema owner could apply for the renewal of the license, he said adding that in cinema autography rule 1876, the deputy commissioner was an authority for renewal of the license.
Most of these creative photos have Robert in rabbit suit with chicks surrounding the designed image; one showed Rob in his suit happily signing an autography with rabbit ears to remind us of Easter; another pictured Rob being eaten by a bad rabbit with hideous set of teeth; a picture of Rob holding a basket with colourful eggs is one to note of; and he looks gorgeous in a photo sitting side by side with Mr.
The multiple levels introduced by comics art and intertextual references in Fun Home draw in the reader of autography through means that are not available to traditional autobiography.
The aim is to canvass for the recognition of this autography as a typical African epic whose functional remedies can be applied to the very society from which it comes.
Therefore, to publish his autography, he was first required to obtain the permission of bis Franciscan Provincial Minister in Arequipa, Peru, who gave it the stamp of Imprimi Potest ("it can be printed"); it was then sent to the archdiocesan censor in Mexico City, who gave it the stamp of Nihil Obstat ("nothing stands in the way"); lastly it was sent for approval to the Archbishop of Mexico, who gave it the stamp of Imprimatur ("let it be printed").