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noun [C] uk   /ˈfrʌnt.mæn/ (plural -men   /men/   ) us  
the lead singer or leader of a musical group: Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex KapranosActors and performers someone who appears to be in charge of or representing an organization or group, but who may not have real authorityPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors UK someone who presents a television programmeRadio and television presenters
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