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"ombudsman" in British English

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ombudsmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒm.bʊdz.mən/ us   /ˈɑːm.bədz.mən/ plural -men uk   /-mən/ us  
someone who works for a government or large organization and deals with the complaints made against it: Complaints to the Banking Ombudsman grew by 50 percent last year.
(Definition of ombudsman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ombudsmannoun [C]

us   /ˈɑm·bʊdz·mən, -bədz-/ plural -men
someone who works for a government or large organization and deals with the complaints made against it
(Definition of ombudsman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ombudsman" in Business English

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ombudsmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒmbʊdzmən/ us   plural ombudsmen
GOVERNMENT, FINANCE, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY an official who deals with the complaints made by the public against the government, or against organizations such as banks or insurance companies: A long list of complaints was submitted to the financial ombudsman. I was advised to send my complaint to the banking ombudsman.
(Definition of ombudsman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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