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intervieweenoun [C]

uk   /ˌɪn.tə.vjuˈiː/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
the ​person who ​answers the ​questions during an ​interview
(Definition of interviewee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intervieweenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌɪntəvjuˈiː/
HR, WORKPLACE a ​person who answers ​questions in an ​interview to see whether they are suitable for a ​job or ​course: The ​rightquestions 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 ​singlemale with no children.
COMMUNICATIONS a ​person who is ​askedquestions in an ​interview for a ​newspaperarticle, ​television show, etc.: In ​general, actors are the most difficult interviewees.
(Definition of interviewee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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