Definitions for statesmanˈsteɪts mən
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statesman, solon, national leader(noun)
a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
A man who is a leader in national or international affairs.
A male political leader who promotes the public good or who is recognized for probity, leadership, or the qualities necessary to govern a state.
In the dialect of the English Lake District and nearby, a man who lives on a landed estate.
Origin: Calque of , state
a man versed in public affairs and in the principles and art of government; especially, one eminent for political abilities
one occupied with the affairs of government, and influental in shaping its policy
a small landholder
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A statesman is a successful politician who is dead.
A politician thinks of the next election a statesman of the next generation.
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.
A politician thinks of the next election a statesman, of the next generation.
A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman of the next generation.
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