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Meaning of INTERVIEW

Pronunciation:  'intur`vyoo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"
  2. [n]  the questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited); often conducted by journalists; "my interviews with teen-agers revealed a weakening of religious bonds"
  3. [v]  conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
  4. [v]  discuss formally with (somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation; "We interviewed the job candidates"
  5. [v]  go for an interview in the hope of being hired; "The job candidate interviewed everywhere"

INTERVIEW is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: audience, consultation, question
 See Also: apply, conference, converse, discourse, employment interview, examination, group discussion, interrogation, job interview, telephone interview



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In"ter*view\, n. [F. entrevue, fr. entrevoir to see
    imperfectly, to have a glimpse of, s'entrevoir to visit each
    other. See {Inter-}, and {View}.]
    1. A mutual sight or view; a meeting face to face; usually, a
       formal or official meeting for consultation; a conference;
       as, the secretary had an interview with the President.
    2. A conservation, or questioning, for the purpose of
       eliciting information for publication; the published
       statement so elicited.
    Note: A recent use, originating in American newspapers, but
          apparently becoming general.
  2. \In"ter*view\, v. t.
    To have an interview with; to question or converse with,
    especially for the purpose of obtaining information for
    publication. [Recent]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are at an interview indicates your anxiety over being judged by others.
Thesaurus Terms
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