interviewee


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in·ter·view

 (ĭn′tər-vyo͞o′)
n.
1. A formal meeting in person, especially one arranged for the assessment of the qualifications of an applicant.
2.
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
v.tr.
To obtain an interview from.
v.intr.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interviewee - a person who is interviewedinterviewee - a person who is interviewed    
don't-know - a person who responds `I don't know' in a public opinion poll; "70% in favor, 13% opposed and 17% don't-knows"
answerer, responder, respondent - someone who responds
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Translations

interviewee

[ˈɪntəˌvjuːˈiː] Nentrevistado/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

interviewee

[ˌɪntərvjuˈiː] n
(for job)candidat m (qui passe un entretien)
(on radio, TV)invité(e) m/f, personne f interviewée
My interviewee was Professor Ferguson → Mon invité était le professeur Ferguson., La personne que j'interviewais était le professeur Ferguson
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

interviewee

n (for job) → Kandidat(in) m(f)(für die Stelle); (Press, TV etc) → Interviewte(r) mf
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

interviewee

[ˌɪntəvjuːˈiː] n (Media) → intervistato/a; (for job) chi viene sottoposto ad un colloquio di lavoro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Deficient quality and quantity of local human resources often vex many organisations (Interview, Interviewee I, 12 September 2011b; Interview, Interviewee F, 24 June 2011; Interview, Interviewee M, 11 July 2011; Interview, Interviewee N, 31 August 2011; Yip & Lages, 2011).
Another female interviewee pointed out that while her gender is different than many of her administrative colleagues at her transit agency, her age, ethnicity, and political ontology set her apart as well:
"My parents urge me to get married because they hope somebody can take care of me, and they do not want me to feel lonely after they pass away," said an interviewee in the report.
How do you handle it when you know that your interviewee is lying?
Walsall South MP Valerie Vaz says modestly: "When I was applying for a job in TV, he was a practice interviewee for me.
Interviewee 9 said the purple bus was a place where people showed "the love of human life and love of patients."
A significant weak tie is someone with whom the interviewee is not in regular contact but for whom they nevertheless maintain deep feelings of connection or identification.
A common misconception, especially for law students or new lawyers, is to assume that the interview is intended to be a Q&A session where the interviewer asks their questions and then, if time permits, the interviewee will be able to ask a question or two.<br />This is actually not the case.
Open-ended questions were used in the interview process to avoid constraining interviewee responses to predetermined categories and to allow for more open dialogue and emergence of themes (Huntington, 2000).
We even request them with a carbon-based prescription pad, pleading them to send an updated report of what's being done with the patient, but only the minority sends it (...) (Interviewee 3)
This is a way to assess an individual's ability to undertake a task by reviewing the interviewee's behaviors in the course of solving a task.