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interview

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noun in·ter·view \ˈin-tər-ˌvyü\

Definition of interview

  1. 1 :  a formal consultation usually to evaluate qualifications (as of a prospective student or employee)

  2. 2 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

  3. 3 :  interviewee

interview verb
interviewer noun


Examples of interview in a sentence

  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.



Origin of interview

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



INTERVIEW Defined for Kids

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interview

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noun in·ter·view \ˈin-tər-ˌvyü\

Definition of interview for Students

  1. 1 :  a meeting at which people talk to each other in order to ask questions and get information <a job interview>

  2. 2 :  an account of an interview <We saw the interview on TV.>




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interview

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verb in·ter·view

Definition of interview for Students

interviewedinterviewing

  1. :  to question and talk with to get information

interviewer noun




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