Complete Definition of "interview"

wikipedia|dab=interview (disambiguation)|Interview
English
Etymology
From AF. entreveue (French: entrevue), from entreveer (entre- "inter-" + veeir "to see").

Pronunciation
audio|En-us-interview.ogg|audio (US)
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ˌɪntəˈvjuː/, SAMPA|/%[email protected]"vju:/
(General American|US) IPA|/ˌɪntɚˈvjuː/, SAMPA|/%[email protected]`"vju:/

Noun
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en-noun

  1. A formal meeting, in person, for the assessment of a candidate or applicant.

#: It was a dreadful interview; I have no hope of getting the job.

  1. A conversation in which facts or opinions are sought.

#: The reporter gave the witness an interview.

  1. The account of such a conversation.

#: The interview was printed the next day.

Translations
trans-top|a formal meeting for the assessment of a candidate or applicant
Armenian: t-|hy|հարցազրույց|scHayeren|xsArmenian
Croatian: t-|hr|intervju|m
Finnish: t+|fi|haastattelu
German: t-|de|Vorstellungsgespräch|n
Irish: t|ga|agallamh|m|xs=Irish
Japanese: 面接 (mensetsu)
trans-mid
Polish: rozmowa kwalifikacyjna f
Portuguese: t-|pt|entrevista|f
Romanian: t-|ro|interviu|n
Russian: собеседование n
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trans-top|a conversation in which facts or opinions are sought
Armenian: t-|hy|հարցազրույց|scHayeren|xsArmenian
Croatian: t-|hr|intervju|m
Finnish: haastattelu
German: t-|de|Interview|n
Irish: t|ga|agallamh|m|xs=Irish
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Japanese: t-|ja|インタビュー|trintabyū|scJpan
Polish: wywiad m
Portuguese: t-|pt|entrevista|f
Russian: t+|ru|интервью|n|sc=Cyrl
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trans-top|the account of such a conversation
Armenian: t-|hy|հարցազրույց|scHayeren|xsArmenian
Croatian: t-|hr|intervju|m
Finnish: haastattelu
German: t-|de|Interview|n
Irish: t|ga|agallamh|m|xs=Irish
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Polish: wywiad m
Portuguese: t-|pt|entrevista|f
Russian: t+|ru|интервью|n|sc=Cyrl
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Translations to be checked

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ttbc|French: entrevue
ttbc|Korean: 면접 (myŏnjŏp)
ttbc|Romanian: interviu n

Verb
en-verb

  1. To obtain an interview with someone; and to have an interview.

#: He interviewed the witness.
#: The witness was interviewed.

Translations
trans-top|to obtain an interview
Finnish: haastatella (1)
French: avoir une entrevue; interroger (esp. by the police)
German: t-|de|interviewen
Irish: t|ga|cuir agallamh ar|xs=Irish
trans-mid
Japanese: 面接する (めんせつする, mensetsu suru)
Korean: 면접하다 (myŏnjŏp hada)
Polish: przeprowadzać wywiad
Portuguese: t-|pt|entrevistar
Russian: интервьюировать impf
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Related terms
interviewer

References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

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