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American English: /ˈɑmbədzmən/
British English: /ˈɒmbʊdzmən/

Translation of ombudsman in Spanish:

noun plural ombudsmenPronunciation: /-mən/

  • ombudsman (masculine or feminine) del pueblo
    (Spain) (Peru) defensor (-sora) (masculine, feminine) del pueblo
    defensor (-sora) (masculine, feminine) de los habitantes (Costa Rica)
    procurador (-dora) (masculine, feminine) de los ciudadanos (Puerto Rico)
    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.
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