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1. A soldier who is assigned to a position some distance ahead of a patrol as a lookout.
2. A man who has a crucial role in the forefront of an enterprise: the administration's point man on health care.
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1. (Military) military a soldier who walks at the front of an infantry patrol in combat
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the leader or spokesperson of a campaign or organization
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1. the lead soldier of an infantry patrol.
2. a person in the forefront of an economic or political issue.
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|Noun||1.||point man - someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise; "he is the president's point man on economic issues"|
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
|2.||point man - a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol|
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
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