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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interview  \In"ter*view\,  n.  [F.  entrevue  fr  entrevoir  to  see 
  imperfectly,  to  have  a  glimpse  of  s'entrevoir  to  visit  each 
  other  See  {Inter-},  and  {View}.] 
  1.  A  mutual  sight  or  view;  a  meeting  face  to  face;  usually,  a 
  formal  or  official  meeting  for  consultation;  a  conference; 
  as  the  secretary  had  an  interview  with  the  President. 
 
  2.  A  conservation,  or  questioning,  for  the  purpose  of 
  eliciting  information  for  publication;  the  published 
  statement  so  elicited. 
 
  Note:  A  recent  use  originating  in  American  newspapers,  but 
  apparently  becoming  general. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interview  \In"ter*view\,  v.  t. 
  To  have  an  interview  with  to  question  or  converse  with 
  especially  for  the  purpose  of  obtaining  information  for 
  publication.  [Recent] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interview 
  n  1:  the  questioning  of  a  person  (or  a  conversation  in  which 
  information  is  elicited);  often  conducted  by 
  journalists;  "my  interviews  with  teen-agers  revealed  a 
  weakening  of  religious  bonds" 
  2:  a  conference  (usually  with  someone  important);  "he  had  a 
  consultation  with  the  judge";  "he  requested  an  audience 
  with  the  king"  [syn:  {consultation},  {audience}] 
  v  1:  conduct  an  interview  in  television,  newspaper,  and  radio 
  reporting  [syn:  {question}] 
  2:  discuss  formally  with  (somebody)  for  the  purpose  of  an 
  evaluation;  "We  interviewed  the  job  candidates" 
  3:  go  for  an  interview  in  the  hope  of  being  hired;  "The  job 
  candidate  interviewed  everywhere" 




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