noun, plural states·men.
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OTHER WORDS FROM statesmanstates·man·like, states·man·ly, adjectivesu·per·states·man, noun, plural su·per·states·men.un·states·man·like, adjective
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That’s not to say the era of corporate statesman has returned.‘There are no more excuses’: Advertisers try to overcome the fallacy of ethical media buying|Seb Joseph|April 23, 2021|Digiday
This week the nation lost a liberal icon and a great statesman.
In Canning he found, or rather projected, “a genius, almost a universal one, an orator, a wit, a poet, a statesman.”Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Statesman and savants, builders and even priests are their servants,” intoned Time.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism|Fred Siegel|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Others held him up as a great statesman who labored for international peace.How Jackie Kennedy Invented the Camelot Legend After JFK’s Death|James Piereson|November 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And yet her call for a plebiscite smacks as much of political despair than a statesman's conviction.
Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian writer and statesman who changed African literature forever, has died at the age of 82.Chinua Achebe Dies: Beyond ‘Things Fall Apart,’ And His Best Books|The Daily Beast|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lawrence Hyde, earl of Rochester, died; deservedly respected as an able statesman.
The virtuous statesman advanced to meet him, while his countenance proclaimed that he knew all, and sympathized with its victim.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
A woman with such capabilities would be wasted in the rle of a mere countess—but as the wife of an aspiring Liberal statesman!Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
William Pitt, earl of Chatham, a most illustrious English statesman, died.
Charles Montague, earl Halifax, died; an eminent English statesman, orator and poet.