consumer advocate

consumer advocate - A USPS officer appointed by, and serving under the direction of, the postmaster general. This officer represents the interests of the individual mail user, recommends policy changes to improve service, responds to consumer concerns, and informs consumers about postal products and services.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • consumer advocate — UK US noun [C] (also customer advocate) ► COMMERCE, LAW a person whose job is to protect the rights of customers, for example by giving advice, testing products, or trying to improve laws relating to the sale of goods: »For years, consumer… …   Financial and business terms

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  • David Horowitz (consumer advocate) — For other people named David Horowitz, see David Horowitz (disambiguation). ‹ The template below (BLP IMDb refimprove) is being considered for deletion. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus.› David Horowitz Born June 26, 1937 ( …   Wikipedia

  • advocate — ad·vo·cate 1 / ad və kət, ˌkāt/ n [Latin advocatus adviser to a party in a lawsuit, counselor, from past participle of advocare to summon, employ as counsel, from ad to + vocare to call] 1: a person (as a lawyer) who works and argues in support… …   Law dictionary

  • Consumer Affairs — ▪ 1995       The signing of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade on April 15, 1994, was one of the year s most significant events for consumers everywhere. In theory, consumers stood to benefit from freer trade, in the form of more products …   Universalium

  • Consumer Watchdog — This article is about the consumer advocacy organization based in the United States. For the Botswanan organization of the same name, see Consumer Watchdog (Botswana). For other uses, see Consumer watchdog (disambiguation). Consumer Watchdog… …   Wikipedia

  • advocate — I n. 1) an aggressive, strong advocate 2) a client, patient; consumer advocate 3) the devil s advocate II v. 1) (G) he advocated bringing legal action 2) (K) she advocated our withdrawing from the contest 3) (formal) (L; subj.) they advocated… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • consumer — /ksnsfyjuwmsr/ One who consumes. Individuals who purchase, use, maintain, and dispose of products and services. Users of the final product. A member of that broad class of people who are affected by pricing policies, financing practices, quality… …   Black's law dictionary

  • consumer advocacy — Introduction also called  consumerism        movement or policies aimed at regulating the products, services, methods, and standards of manufacturers, sellers, and advertisers in the interests of the buyer. Such regulation may be institutional,… …   Universalium

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