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interviewee

noun [C]     /ˌɪntəvjuˈiː/
HR, WORKPLACE a person who answers questions in an interview to see whether they are suitable for a job or course : The right questions will enable you to discover whether the interviewee has all the necessary qualities for the job .
MARKETING a person who answers questions in an interview about a product or service , to find out what they think about it: The first interviewee was a single male with no children .
COMMUNICATIONS a person who is asked questions in an interview for a newspaper article , television show, etc.: In general , actors are the most difficult interviewees.
(Definition of interviewee noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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