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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A government appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against the government.

Usage examples (34)
  • The word 'ombudsman' is the same in English, Dutch and Swedish
  • Now Janusz Kochanowski, a senior Polish ombudsman, is calling for criminal charges to be laid.
  • By definition, an ombudsman is an unbiased individual who helps to manage differences and resolve disputes.
  • He added that the ombudsman is the subject of an impeachment hearing before the Philippines 'House of Representatives. for more
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