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bi·o·pic

 (bī′ō-pĭk′, bī-ŏp′ĭk)
n.
A film or television biography, often with fictionalized scenes.

biopic

(ˈbaɪəʊˌpɪk)
n
(Film) informal a film based on the life of a famous person, esp one giving a popular treatment
[C20: from bio- (sense 2) + pic(ture)]

bi•o•pic

(ˈbaɪ oʊˌpɪk)
n.
a biographical motion picture.
[1950–55]
Translations

biopic

[ˈbaɪəʊˌpɪk] Nbiografía f cinematográfica

biopic

[ˈbaɪəʊpɪk] nfilm m biographique

biopic

n (inf)Filmbiografie f

biopic

[ˈbaɪəʊpɪk] nfilm-biografia m inv
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