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Princeton's WordNet

  1. statesmanship, statecraft, diplomacy(noun)

    wisdom in the management of public affairs


  1. statesmanship(Noun)

    The craft or skill of being a statesman, of leading a government well.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Statesmanship(noun)

    the qualifications, duties, or employments of a statesman

Editors Contribution

  1. Statesmanship

    A demonstration of leadership or decision making, that puts the country, the state, or other governmental entity above the goals and interests of the individual, political party, or ideology.

    President showed great statesmanship when he approved a health care bill that provides coverage for all children in the county, despite its disapproval by his own political party.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 9, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of statesmanship in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of statesmanship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of statesmanship in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Hunt:

    We can get this deal through parliament, if we can have a deal where the attorney general can change his advice to parliament. That is going to be key to unlocking it, with vision and statesmanship on both sides, this can be done and I am hopeful it will be.

  2. Grover Cleveland:

    I believe that the public temper is such that the voters of the land are prepared to support the party which gives the best promise of administering the government in the honest, simple, and plain manner which is consistent with its character and purposes. They have learned that mystery and concealment in the management of their affairs cover tricks and betrayal. The statesmanship they require consists in honesty and frugality, a prompt response to the needs of the people as they arise, and a vigilant protection of all their varied interests.

  3. Bob Corker:

    I want to thank Sen. Coons for displaying statesmanship, it shows that senators at the right time can do outstanding things.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    As some of you may know, I had a pretty long day yesterday, i finally got to answer questions, something I have been pushing for literally a year and I am just grateful I recovered my voice, which I lost a little bit, but like I said at the start, I wanted to rise above partisanship and and reach for statesmanship.

  5. Darrell Issa:

    This is the reason that political loose talk by people who are just beginning to do it is always a problem in real statesmanship.

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