There are 2 main translations of defensor in English:

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defensor 1

also: feminine: defensora


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There are 2 main translations of defensor in English:

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defensor 2
also: feminine: defensora

sustantivo masculino, sustantivo femenino


defensor de los habitantes

defensor del pueblo

Cultural Note: Defensor del pueblo

An ombudsman nominated by the Spanish Parliament to defend the rights of citizens against government maladministration. If he upholds a complaint he advises the administration on appropriate compensation. This post, under the same name, also exists in some Latin American countries.
Example sentences
  • Los defensores públicos especializados dependerán de la Defensoría Pública Nacional.
  • Y firmado la carta de designación de defensora pública o defensor público gratuito.
  • El incremento en las amenazas a agentes de la Pastoral de Migrantes en su carácter de defensores y defensoras de derechos humanos.

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