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ombudsman

División en sílabas: om·buds·man
Pronunciación: /ˈämbədzmən
 
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Definición de ombudsman en inglés:

sustantivo (plural ombudsmen)

An official appointed to investigate individuals' complaints against maladministration, especially that of public authorities.
Example sentences
  • These failures in human communication feature in many of the complaints investigated by the ombudsman's office.
  • To tackle the issue, Wang requested that the city government recruited more consumer ombudsmen to investigate such cases, noting that Taipei has only one consumer ombudsman, while Taipei County has three.
  • Last year, the number of complaints to the pensions ombudsman increased by a third.

Origen

1950s: from Swedish, 'legal representative'.

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