Meaning of “front man” in the English Dictionary

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"front man" in Business English

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front mannoun [ C ]

uk us

someone who represents an organization or group in public, but who may not really be in charge of it:

The licensed premises still remain in the control of criminals but are owned "on paper" by a front man without convictions.

(Definition of “front man” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)