interview NOUN 1) an occasion on which a journalist or broadcaster puts a series of questions to a person of public interest. 2) an oral examination of an applicant for a job or college place. 3) a session of formal questioning of a person by the police.
VERB hold an interview with.
DERIVATIVES interviewee noun interviewer noun.
ORIGIN French entrevue, from s'entrevoir 'see each other' .

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  • interviewee — n. a person who is interviewed. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interviewee — 1884, from INTERVIEW (Cf. interview) (v.) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • interviewée — ● interviewé, interviewée adjectif et nom Se dit d une personne qui est interviewée …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • interviewee — /ˌɪntəvju: i:/ noun the person who is being interviewed ● The interviewer did everything to put the interviewee at ease. ● The interviewees were all nervous as they waited to be called into the interview room …   Marketing dictionary in english

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  • interviewee — /in teuhr vyooh ee , in teuhr vyooh ee /, n. a person who is interviewed. [1880 85; INTERVIEW + EE] * * * …   Universalium

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