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interview

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.tə.vjuː/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
B1 a meeting in which someone asks you questions to see if you are suitable for a job or course: a job interview I had an interview for a job with a publishing firm.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning B1 a meeting in which someone answers questions about himself or herself for a newspaper article, television show, etc.: an exclusive interview with Johnny Depp In a television interview last night she denied she had any intention of resigning.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning a meeting in which the police ask someone questions to see if they have committed a crimeQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning

interview

verb [T] uk   /ˈɪn.tə.vjuː/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
B1 to ask someone questions in an interview: We've had 200 applicants for the job, but we only plan to interview about 20 of them. Who's the most famous person you've ever interviewed on TV? Police are interviewing a 43-year-old man in connection with the murder.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
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