Meaning of “alderman” in the English Dictionary

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"alderman" in British English

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aldermannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɔːl.də.mən/ us /ˈɑːl.dɚ.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

in the UK , in the past, a member of a local government chosen by the other members

in the US, Australia, and Canada, an elected member of a city government

(Definition of “alderman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"alderman" in American English

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aldermannoun [ C ]

us /ˈɔl·dər·mən/ plural -men /ˈɔl·dər·mən, -ˌmen/

an elected member of some city governments

(Definition of “alderman” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)