Definition of "interview" [in•ter•view]

  • A formal meeting in person, especially one arranged for the assessment of the qualifications of an applicant. (noun)
  • A conversation, such as one conducted by a reporter, in which facts or statements are elicited from another. (noun)
  • An account or a reproduction of such a conversation. (noun)
  • Informal An interviewee: "I had been warned that [he] was a tough interview—that he doled out flip answers ... to questions he was tired of being asked” ( David Roberts). (noun)
  • To obtain an interview from. (verb-transitive)

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Use "interview" in a sentence
  • "He told me this interview was his first and only \ "blogger interview\" as part of his book tour."
  • "There's an interview with musician / actor Common about his voice role on Gamer's Hell; and there's an interview* with producer Pete Wanat discussing the game's cast of Hollywood talent on Gamer's Hell."
  • "A foreign Newspaper wants to publish a report about the life in Egypt, So they send a female reporter to interview the common citizen in egypt. .when she arrives at cairo. .she picks a random guy, and starts her interview*"