noun \ˈin-tər-ˌvyü\

Definition of INTERVIEW

:  a formal consultation usually to evaluate qualifications (as of a prospective student or employee)
a :  a meeting at which information is obtained (as by a reporter, television commentator, or pollster) from a person
b :  a report or reproduction of information so obtained
interview verb
in·ter·view·er noun

Examples of INTERVIEW

  1. The company is holding interviews for several new jobs.
  2. a journalist conducting interviews with political leaders
  3. The interview will be shown on tonight's news.
  4. This library has a large collection of his interviews.
  5. He is a very entertaining interview.
  6. She's always been known as one of Hollywood's best interviews.


Anglo-French entreveue meeting, from (s')entreveer to see one another, meet, from entre- inter- + veer to see — more at view
First Known Use: 1514


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