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[in-ter-vyoo-ee, in-ter-vyoo-ee] /ˈɪn tər vyuˌi, ˌɪn tər vyuˈi/
a person who is interviewed.
Origin of interviewee
1880-85; interview + -ee Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for interviewee
  • She was a great interviewee, and you don't have to take my word for it.
  • It's the sort of soft question you might ask an interviewee to put them at ease, before you get on to the difficult stuff.
  • During the evacuation, the focus varied depending on the position of the interviewee.
  • Make final copy of transcript after interviewee approves final form.
  • Provide interviewee with a copy of the final transcript.
  • The interviewee was unwilling to disclose specifics about the company's market share in the state.
Word Origin and History for interviewee

1884, from interview (v.) + -ee.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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