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ombudswoman

[om-buh dz-woo m-uh n, -boo dz-, awm-]
noun, plural om·buds·wom·en.
  1. a woman employed to investigate complaints against government or institutional officials, employers, etc.
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Origin of ombudswoman

First recorded in 1960–65; ombuds(man) + -woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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