Meaning of “interviewer” in the English Dictionary

"interviewer" in American English

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interviewernoun [ C ]

us /ˈɪn·tərˌvju·ər/

a person who manages an interview and asks the questions

(Definition of “interviewer” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"interviewer" in Business English

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interviewernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪntəvjuːər/ us

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)