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From journalism I learned to write under pressure, to work with deadlines, to have limited space and time, to conduct and interview, to find information, to research, and above all, to use language as efficiently as possible and to remember always that there is a reader out there.
Isabel Allende

Meaning of "interview" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD INTERVIEW

From Old French entrevue.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF INTERVIEW

interview  [ˈɪntəˌvjuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INTERVIEW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Interview is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb interview in English.

WHAT DOES INTERVIEW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

interview

Interview

An interview is a conversation between two or more people where questions are asked by the interviewer to elicit facts or statements from the interviewee. Interviews are a standard part of journalism and media reporting, but are also employed in many other situations, including qualitative research.

Definition of interview in the English dictionary

The first definition of interview in the dictionary is a conversation with or questioning of a person, usually conducted for television, radio, or a newspaper. Other definition of interview is a formal discussion, esp one in which an employer assesses an applicant for a job. Interview is also to conduct an interview with.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO INTERVIEW

PRESENT

Present
I interview
you interview
he/she/it interviews
we interview
you interview
they interview
Present continuous
I am interviewing
you are interviewing
he/she/it is interviewing
we are interviewing
you are interviewing
they are interviewing
Present perfect
I have interviewed
you have interviewed
he/she/it has interviewed
we have interviewed
you have interviewed
they have interviewed
Present perfect continuous
I have been interviewing
you have been interviewing
he/she/it has been interviewing
we have been interviewing
you have been interviewing
they have been interviewing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I interviewed
you interviewed
he/she/it interviewed
we interviewed
you interviewed
they interviewed
Past continuous
I was interviewing
you were interviewing
he/she/it was interviewing
we were interviewing
you were interviewing
they were interviewing
Past perfect
I had interviewed
you had interviewed
he/she/it had interviewed
we had interviewed
you had interviewed
they had interviewed
Past perfect continuous
I had been interviewing
you had been interviewing
he/she/it had been interviewing
we had been interviewing
you had been interviewing
they had been interviewing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will interview
you will interview
he/she/it will interview
we will interview
you will interview
they will interview
Future continuous
I will be interviewing
you will be interviewing
he/she/it will be interviewing
we will be interviewing
you will be interviewing
they will be interviewing
Future perfect
I will have interviewed
you will have interviewed
he/she/it will have interviewed
we will have interviewed
you will have interviewed
they will have interviewed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been interviewing
you will have been interviewing
he/she/it will have been interviewing
we will have been interviewing
you will have been interviewing
they will have been interviewing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would interview
you would interview
he/she/it would interview
we would interview
you would interview
they would interview
Conditional continuous
I would be interviewing
you would be interviewing
he/she/it would be interviewing
we would be interviewing
you would be interviewing
they would be interviewing
Conditional perfect
I would have interview
you would have interview
he/she/it would have interview
we would have interview
you would have interview
they would have interview
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been interviewing
you would have been interviewing
he/she/it would have been interviewing
we would have been interviewing
you would have been interviewing
they would have been interviewing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you interview
we let´s interview
you interview
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to interview
Past participle
interviewed
Present Participle
interviewing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INTERVIEW


counterview
ˈkaʊntəˌvjuː
Freeview
ˈfriːˌvjuː
grandnephew
ˈɡrænˌnɛvjuː
nephew
ˈnɛvjuː
overview
ˈəʊvəˌvjuː
pageview
ˈpeɪdʒˌvjuː
preview
ˈpriːvjuː
prevue
ˈpriːvjuː
purview
ˈpɜːvjuː
reinterview
riːˈɪntəˌvjuː
rereview
ˌriːrɪˈvjuː
review
rɪˈvjuː
revue
rɪˈvjuː
teleview
ˈteləvjuː
view
vjuː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INTERVIEW

intervening variable
intervenor
intervention
intervention price
interventional
interventional radiology
interventionism
interventionist
interventor
intervertebral
intervertebral disc
interviewee
interviewer
intervillage
intervisibility
intervisible
intervisitation
intervital
intervocalic
intervolve

WORDS THAT END LIKE INTERVIEW

appraisal interview
bird´s-eye view
book review
exit interview
field of view
follow-up interview
job interview
on view
panoramic view
pay-per-view
peer review
point of view
preinterview
sea view
side view
sneak preview
surview
world view
world-view
worm´s eye view

Synonyms and antonyms of interview in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «INTERVIEW»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «interview» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of interview

Translation of «interview» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INTERVIEW

Find out the translation of interview to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of interview from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «interview» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

面谈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

entrevista
570 millions of speakers

English

interview
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साक्षात्कार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُقَابَلَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

собеседование
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

entrevista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাক্ষাত্কার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

entretien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Temuduga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorstellungsgespräch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

面接
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

면담
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wawancara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cuộc phỏng vấn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேட்டியில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुलाखत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

röportaj
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

colloquio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wywiad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

інтерв´ю
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

interviu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνέντευξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onderhoud
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

intervju
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

intervju
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of interview

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERVIEW»

The term «interview» is very widely used and occupies the 2.718 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERVIEW» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «interview» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «interview» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about interview

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «INTERVIEW»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word interview.
1
Isabel Allende
From journalism I learned to write under pressure, to work with deadlines, to have limited space and time, to conduct and interview, to find information, to research, and above all, to use language as efficiently as possible and to remember always that there is a reader out there.
2
Alejandro Amenabar
In Hollywood you always feel a bit like a hake. The publicists march people up and down in front of you and they interview you... You feel like the turbot and the sea-bream go by, and you're the hake.
3
Francesca Annis
Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.
4
Tom Araya
I read a book recently by a psychiatrist who was able to interview a few serial killers and she had a thesis on how you could figure these people out. And she thinks that there are things that could tell you whether someone has the potential to do that.
5
Michael Azerrad
Back in the day, in '91 or so, I tried to interview Fugazi for Rolling Stone, which the band felt stood for everything they detested about corporate infiltration of music. They said, 'We'll do the interview if you give us a million dollars of cash in a suitcase.' Which was their way of saying no.
6
Juan Antonio Bayona
I went to a festival pretending to work as a journalist to get free tickets and interview people I really admired. I remember one of these people was Guillermo del Toro.
7
Nina Blackwood
The hardest and worst interview that I have ever done was with Frank Zappa.
8
Kevin Bleyer
To be sure, the hard-to-come-by interview - the 'get' - isn't an uncommon phenomenon here at 'The Daily Show.' We've had high-profile dignitaries, low-profile indignitaries, stars you've heard of, authors you should have read.
9
Emily Blunt
After this interview, I'm going to immigration to try to sort out my Green Card, just like any other normal person.
10
Uwe Boll
Interview with a Vampire was lots of sex, so I'm not sure.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INTERVIEW»

Discover the use of interview in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to interview and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Complete Q&A Job Interview Book
Everything a job hunter needs to know can be found in a new edition of a best-selling manual that can prepare an applicant for even the toughest interviewer, with tips on how to dress, act, and speak in an interview to get the perfect job.
Jeffrey G. Allen, 2004
2
The Interview Book: Your definitive guide to the perfect ...
This is the definitive, bestselling guide to planning, preparing and performing in interviews to maximise your chances of landing the job you want. The guidance in this book has been tried, tested and honed to perfection.
James Innes, 2012
3
Ace The Technical Pilot Interview 2/E
Get your career off the ground with this updated guide to acing the technical pilot interview!
Gary Bristow, 2012
4
Focused Interview
This is a reissue of the book, with a new preface by Merton, a select bibliography of writings on the focused interview and focus group research, and a new introduction that traces the diffusion of Merton's technique from sociology to other ...
Robert K. Merton, 2008
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Interview
Included in this collection are interviews with the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, Richard Dreyfuss, Samuel L Jackson, Colin Powell, Benazir Bhutto, Toni Morrison, Arthur Miller, and many more.
Claudia Dreifus, 1997
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Handbook of Interview Research: Context and Method
The Handbook of Interview Research is the most ambitious attempt yet at examining the place of the interview in contemporary society. Interviewing is the predominant mode of research in the social sciences.
Jaber F. Gubrium, James A. Holstein, 2002
7
Scid-II: Interview and Personality Questionnaire
The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis II Personality Disorders (SCID-II) is an efficient, user-friendly instrument that will help researchers and clinicians make standardized, reliable, and accurate diagnoses of the 10 DSM-IV ...
Michael B. First, Miriam Gibbon, Robert L. Spitzer, 1997
8
VLSI Interview Questions with Answers
Now you can ace all your interviews as you will access to the answers to the questions, which are most likely to be asked during VLSI interviews. You can do this completely risk free, as this book comes with 100% money back guarantee.
Sam Sony, 2012
9
Alien Interview
The content of this book is the letter, Top Secret interview transcripts and personal notes received from the late Matilda O'Donnell MacElroy, an Army Air Force nurse who stationed at the Roswell Army Air Field 509th Bomb Group.Her letter ...
Lawrence R. Spencer, 2008
10
The Long Interview
The volume begins with a general overview of the character and purpose of qualitative inquiry and a review of key issues. The author outlines the four steps of the long qualitative interview and how to judge quality.
Grant McCracken, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INTERVIEW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term interview is used in the context of the following news items.
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Interview With The Gay Porn Star Behind That Gawker Article | The …
The name of the source behind Gawker's widely-criticized article claiming that the brother of former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner paid ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
2
On 'Cutting Off' An Interview Subject : NPR Ombudsman : NPR
David Greene's Wednesday Morning Edition interview with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew some emails of concern from ... «NPR, Jul 15»
3
James Purnell interview: Don't make BBC 'second class' - Telegraph
For the past two weeks James Purnell, the BBC's head of strategy, has been somewhat distracted from the corporation's tense negotiations with ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
The Look of Silence: Interview with Director Joshua Oppenheimer …
Sign up for V.F.'s afternoon e-mail blast that will cover you for all kinds of evening conversations. It's super-easy, and it's on the house! «Vanity Fair, Jul 15»
5
Evangeline Lilly Interview: Marvel's Ant-Man and Beyond …
In our exclusive Evangeline Lilly interview, the Ant-Man star talks about finding Hope Van Dyne and her potential future in the Marvel Cinematic ... «ComingSoon.net, Jul 15»
6
Big Brother Danny Wisker interview: 'Hand on heart, I didn't think I …
Big Brother Chloe Wilburn interview: 'I'm absolutely gobsmacked - it doesn't feel real!' Hi Danny. How do you feel about coming third? «Digital Spy UK, Jul 15»
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Mom charged with abandonment said kids were never out of sight
Laura Browder said she had her 6-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son with her at Memorial City Mall for a job interview because she didn't ... «KHOU, Jul 15»
8
Interview: Ian Murray a Saint and winner - The Scotsman
At the club where Sir Alex Ferguson won his first managerial honour at the age of just 35, it is perhaps only appropriate to find a young man ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
9
Big Brother Cristian MJC interview: 'I'm going to see Jasmine …
Big Brother had a big final last night, but first out of the doors was Cristian MJC! The rapper finished in sixth place and got on the phone this ... «Digital Spy UK, Jul 15»
10
Sun interview: NFL VP of officiating on new football-handling …
So said the league's vice-president of officiating, Dean Blandino, Friday morning in a phone interview with the Sun from Dallas. “We're still in ... «Toronto Sun, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Interview [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/interview>. Dec 2019 ».
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