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A man who provides a link for information or representation between two parties:‘the project manager may also have a contact man in each functional department’
- ‘The person who acted as the contact man for his trip was the Admiral.’
- ‘According to our contact man, these fans barely managed to pay the clinic's first bill and have been frantically raising funds to meet further expenses quoted at $1,000 daily.’
- ‘He particularly would like from each club the names and phone numbers of contact men or women for the competitions.’
- ‘In 1993, he took over as president of the central bank and acted as the country's contact man for international finance.’
- ‘The person who acted as contact man for all of this was the Admiral.’
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