Definition of alderperson in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈôldərˌpərs(ə)n/

noun (plural alderpersons)

North American & Australian An elected member of a city council.
Example sentences
  • In one seminar, a Chicago alderperson was a mentor.
  • But then a commemorative photograph of the alderpersons alongside some anonymous field-worker wouldn't look as impressive as a shot with a rich celebrity, would it?
  • As women were increasingly elected to municipal office, the term "councillor" slowly replaced "alderman", although there was some use of the term "alderperson".

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Syllabification: al·der·per·son

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