Origin of ombudsman
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How to use ombudsman in a sentence
Some are pushing a proposal to create an ombudsman that would investigate complaints about the department.
Vollen-Katz said one step the state could take would be to create a corrections ombudsman who could investigate complaints and find solutions.
He said he had already emailed the student ombudsman twice, and never received a reply.College Students Are Learning Hard Lessons About Anti-Cheating Software|Kara Grant|November 30, 2020|Voice of San Diego
DHS this week announced the appointment of a new ombudsman for immigration detention, after House Democrats demanded increased oversight and accountability.Immigrants held at Md. jail were excessively strip-searched, according to DHS Inspector General|Nick Miroff|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Complaints also have declined because those who typically file complaints on behalf of nursing home residents — family members, other visitors and long-term care ombudsmen — were shut out of facilities.Confirmed Nursing Home Complaints Plummet During Pandemic|Jared Whitlock|August 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
An inquiry headed by the Police Ombudsman, a sort of referee figure, came down against the informer allegation.Sinn Fein Boss Gerry Adams Wanted This Murder Bust|Ed Moloney|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He not only favors New Jersey's civil-unions law, but argued that it should be backed with an ombudsman to enforce it.A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges|Robert Shrum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“If you look at the new media players, not one of them has an ombudsman,” she notes.Washington Post’s Katharine Weymouth Offers the ‘Story Behind the Story’|Eleanor Clift|March 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Post's ombudsman rightly defended his paper's judgement.
It is impossible for a single ombudsman to end all those problems quickly.
British Dictionary definitions for ombudsman
Word Origin for ombudsman
Cultural definitions for ombudsman
An official appointed by a government or other organization to investigate complaints against people in authority. This position is designed to give those with less power — the “little people” — a voice in the operation of large organizations.