Definition of ombudsperson in English:

ombudsperson

Line breaks: om¦buds|person

noun (plural ombudspersons)

North American
  • A person acting as an ombudsman (used as a neutral alternative).
    More example sentences
    • A past-president and longtime member recently suggested to me that the association needs an official ombudsperson to ensure that member complaints have the hearing they should.
    • The ombudspersons would report directly to the president, but the office would be ‘outside the usual administrative structure’ of the university, according to the proposal.
    • The referendum appeals committee - an impartial group led by the ombudsperson - invalidates the referendum because the question was modified during the voting process.

More definitions of ombudsperson

Definition of ombudsperson in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw