What does statesman mean?

Definitions for statesman
ˈsteɪts mənstates·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. statesman, solon, national leadernoun

    a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

Wiktionary

  1. statesmannoun

    A man who is a leader in national or international affairs.

    Etymology: Calque of , state

  2. statesmannoun

    A male political leader who promotes the public good or who is recognized for probity, leadership, or the qualities necessary to govern a state.

    Etymology: Calque of , state

  3. statesmannoun

    In the dialect of the English Lake District and nearby, a man who lives on a landed estate.

    Etymology: Calque of , state

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statesmannoun

    a man versed in public affairs and in the principles and art of government; especially, one eminent for political abilities

  2. Statesmannoun

    one occupied with the affairs of government, and influental in shaping its policy

  3. Statesmannoun

    a small landholder

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of statesman in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of statesman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of statesman in a Sentence

  1. Erich Fromm:

    The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal.

  2. Edmund Burke:

    A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The memorial was a beautiful tribute to President Bush's extraordinary life and a noble legacy to public service, he was a wonderful man. We will always remember this great statesman and beloved American patriot. He really was very special.

  4. Georges Clémenceau:

    On September 17, 1914, Erzberger, the well-known German statesman, an eminent member of the Catholic Party, wrote to the Minister of War, General von Falkenhayn, We must not worry about committing an offence against the rights of nations nor about violating the laws of humanity. Such feelings today are of secondary importance? A month later, on October 21, 1914, he wrote in Der Tag, If a way was found of entirely wiping out the whole of London it would be more humane to employ it than to allow the blood of A SINGLE GERMAN SOLDIER to be shed on the battlefield!

  5. African American:

    For the black community especially, this is a man who was an elder statesman who made the decision to be the number two to the first black man running for the office, speaking of privilege and ego, not a lot of people would do that.

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