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advance man

or ad·vance·man (ăd-văns′măn′)
n.
A man who travels ahead to arrange the details of scheduling, publicity, security, and other matters connected with a trip or public appearance, especially one to be made by a politician or dignitary.

advance man

n
US an agent of a political candidate or other public figure who travels in advance of the candidate to organize publicity, arrange meetings, and make security checks

advance′ man`

or ad•vance′man`,


n.
a person hired to publicize the coming of a notable figure or a performing group and often to schedule appearances, make security arrangements, etc.
[1925–30]
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