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Noun: ombudsman (ombudsmen)  'om-bûdz-mun or 'om-budz,man
  1. A government appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against the government
    - ombudsperson
  2. Someone appointed internally by an organization to handle complaints and manage internal conflict resolution
    - ombudsperson

Derived forms: ombudsmen

Type of: investigator

Encyclopedia: Ombudsman