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interviewer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɪntəvjuːər/
HR, WORKPLACE the person who asks the questions in an interview to find out if someone is suitable for a job or course: A good interviewer would not lead the candidate to the desirable answer.
MARKETING the person who asks the questions in an interview about a product or service, to find out what someone thinks about it: There are certain techniques to being a successful telephone interviewer.
COMMUNICATIONS the person who asks the questions in an interview for a newspaper article, television show, etc.: "Half the population hates me", he told a newspaper interviewer.
(Definition of interviewer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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