This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word point man
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someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise
"he is the president's point man on economic issues"
a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol
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(Mil.) the lead soldier in a foot patrol under combat conditions.
a person who takes a conspicuous public position in proposing a new idea or initiating a new policy, who may become a target of criticism for those opposed.
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In combat, the soldier who takes point; the soldier who assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military formation; the lead soldier/unit advancing through hostile or unsecured territory.
By extension, a most trusted assistant or associate; the person to whom one would most rely upon.
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