part of speech: noun

definition 1: a meeting between a person who has applied for a job and the person who is offering the job. During such an interview, job requirements, qualifications, and pay are discussed.

  • She applied for six jobs and got three interviews.

definition 2: a conversation between a reporter and a person who will be the subject of the report, or the report itself.

  • There was an interview of the mayor on the radio.


part of speech: verb

inflections: interviews, interviewing, interviewed

definition: to have an interview with or of.

  • He interviewed several people who had escaped from the concentration camps.

derivations: interviewee (n.), interviewer (n.)