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Definitions of interview

  1. a conference ( usually with someone important); " he had a consultation with the judge"; " he requested an audience with the king"
  2. go for an interview in the hope of being hired; " The job candidate interviewed everywhere"
  3. 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"
  4. conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
  5. discuss formally with ( somebody) for the purpose of an evaluation; " We interviewed the job candidates"
  6. 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.
  7. A conservation, or questioning, for the purpose of eliciting information for publication; the published statement so elicited.
  8. To have an interview with; to question or converse with, especially for the purpose of obtaining information for publication.
  9. A conversation with an individual regarding his or her background and other personal and professional details, opinions on specific subjects posed by the interviewer, etc.
  10. To visit, as a notable personage, in order to obtain facts about him or his opinions.
  11. A personal meeting; the published account of a conversation with, or questioning by, a newspaper reporter.
  12. Interviewer.
  13. A mutual view or sight: a meeting: a conference: a conversation with a journalist for publication in a newspaper.
  14. To visit a person with a view to publishing a report of his conversation in the newspapers.
  15. A meeting.
  16. To visit and question, as to obtain opinions.
  17. A meeting of two persons; colloquy; conference sought for publication.
  18. Mutual view or sight; a meeting and conference face to face.
  19. To visit a distinguished person with a view to ascertain his opinions on matters, and publish them.
  20. A formal or appointed meeting; a conference.
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Usage examples for interview

  1. Tell me about that interview with your father." – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  2. This closed the interview – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. Norman rose, to end the interview – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  4. To see him, to reason with him, to accuse him of it, is her one desire; yet she can promise herself no good from such an interview – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  5. Androvsky came to the doorway of the fumoir without looking up, stood still there- just where Count Anteoni had stood during his first interview with Domini- and said: Domini, I have been to the priest. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  6. " All right," said I. " Mr. Lyon, I don't see as you have anything to do with this interview and I want you to go right back to your office and remain there until I come!" – The Spiritualists and the Detectives by Allan Pinkerton
  7. Have you come to interview me? – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  8. How memory brought back every word of that strange interview – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  9. Moreover, he craved with all the strength of his heart for another interview with Martha, and he knew of no way to obtain it without Betsy's help. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  10. Mr Apjohn, just before he went, had an interview with her in her own room. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  11. This was the last interview between these two men. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  12. Lawler told them what had occurred in his interview with Warden. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  13. " You will go to the house with me, and on the way you will give me an interview but not here. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  14. What need to wait till the morrow for that interview – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  15. The interview over, he met forth, and found Eleanor alone. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  16. You'll see it in my interview – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. I think you are a very nice person to interview after all. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  18. So far, she had not spoken to Sabina of her interview with the Baron, but she felt that the time had come to sound her on the subject of the marriage, since there might not be any other way. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  19. A day or two later she sought a private interview with her friend, and whispered, Roger, dear Roger, if you do not fail me now you will prove yourself the best and bravest man in the world. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  20. Mr. Flexen did not try to interview her again. – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
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