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Definition of "ombuds" [ombuds]

  • Plural form of ombud. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ombuds" in a sentence
  • "I should be writing a book right now and not responding to the zillionth linkless attack on the ills of the blogosphere, this time from NPR's outgoing ombuds, Alicia Shepard, who blames the "dark side" and "lousy job" of the blogosphere for NPR's own admittedly unclear (not to mention wrong-headed, in my view) memo forbidding staff from so much as stepping near the Jon Stewart Restoring Sanity rally."
  • "The Commissioner used the annual reports to send a clear signal that the ombuds approach should be reconsidered, noting that models in several other jurisdictions, both in Canada and abroad, give the overseer the tools to compel respect for the law."
  • "In each case, the Privacy Commissioner is limited to an ombuds role that seeks to settle disputes through moral persuasion."