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1. A formal meeting in person, especially one arranged for the assessment of the qualifications of an applicant.
a. A conversation, such as one conducted by a reporter, in which facts or statements are elicited from another.
b. An account or a reproduction of such a conversation.
3. Informal An interviewee: an actor who was a tough interview.
v. in·ter·viewed, in·ter·view·ing, in·ter·views
To obtain an interview from.
To have an interview: interviewed with a publishing company.

[French entrevue, from Old French, from feminine past participle of entrevoir, to see : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + voir, to see (from Latin vidēre; see weid- in Indo-European roots).]

in′ter·view′a·ble adj.
in′ter·view·ee′ n.
in′ter·view′er n.
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Miss Sawyer borrowed a neighbor's horse and wagon and drove her to the schoolhouse, interviewing the teacher, Miss Dearborn, arranging for books, and generally starting the child on the path that was to lead to boundless knowledge.
When, after interviewing the landlady, I came and told her of the dilemma, where she sat in the little parlour wearied out with the day's walk, she blushed, it is true, but seemed little put about.
I shall try to do what I see lady journalists do, interviewing and writing descriptions and trying to remember conversations.
Half an hour later he was interviewing an officer high in the navy of Dusar.
For months I searched that scorching land, interviewing countless desert sheiks in the hope that at last I might find one who had heard of Innes and his wonderful iron mole.
Here they spent nearly a month, during which time Professor Maxon was daily engaged in interviewing officials, English residents and a motley horde of Malays and Chinamen.
After all, where's the difference between, interviewing Mr.
I've been interviewing reporters all the afternoon.
There is an Anglo-American journalist interviewing Madame de S now, or I would take you up," she continued in a changed tone and glancing towards the staircase.
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The interviewing officer established rapport with him and talked casually.
The only apparent patterns were that shy/quiet students more frequently chose to interview with a parent initially and some parents/guardians requested interviewing together in order to know the questions being asked of their child.