Definition of point man in English:

point man

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noun

  • 1The soldier at the head of a patrol; the leader of an armed force.
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    • Neither field marshal nor platoon leader should be point man.
    • Perez, the point man for the lead squad, and therefore the most exposed member of the platoon, came under the majority of these fires.
    • Often the casualty is the point man, closest to the enemy.
  • 1.1North American (Especially in a political context) a person at the forefront of an activity or endeavour: Olson was the defence department’s point man when the government recently changed pension legislation
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    • Just a short while ago I spoke with the point man for the president's economic agenda, the U.S. treasury secretary, John Snow.
    • He's the point man on the president's team on the economy.
    • He has really been the point man for the Bush administration.

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