interview

Definitions

General English

  • noun a conversation between a famous or interesting person and a journalist, broadcast on radio or TV, or printed in a newspaper
  • noun a formal meeting in which one or more people ask you questions to find out if you are suitable for something such as a particular job or a course at university
  • verb to ask a famous or interesting person questions about themselves and their work in order to publish or broadcast what they say
  • verb to meet a person who is applying for something such as a job or a place on a university course, to see if he or she is suitable

Commerce

  • noun a meeting in order to talk to a person who is applying for a job to find out whether they are suitable for it
  • noun a meeting in order to ask a person questions as part of an opinion poll

Human Resources

  • noun a meeting in order to talk to an employee about matters related to their job

Law

  • noun a meeting between a suspect and one or more police officers, who ask him or her questions

Media Studies

  • noun a meeting during which a person is asked questions, e.g. by a journalist or a researcher

Travel

  • noun a period spent talking to a person who is applying for a job
  • noun a period spent asking a person questions on radio or television or for a magazine or newspaper
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