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interview

noun [C]  /ˈɪn·tərˌvju/ us  
a formal meeting at which a person who is interested in getting a job or other position is asked questions to learn how well the person would be able to do it: a job interview An interview is also a formal meeting at which reporters try to get information, esp. from a famous person or public official: an interview with the British prime minister

interview

verb [T]  /ˈɪn·tərˌvju/ us  
to ask questions of someone who is interested in getting a job or other position: We interviewed dozens of applicants, and have narrowed the job search down to two. To interview is also to ask questions of someone to get information: She interviewed voters as they left the polls.
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