statesmanship

[ steyts-muh n-ship ]
/ ˈsteɪts mənˌʃɪp /

noun

the ability, qualifications, or practice of a statesman; wisdom and skill in the management of public affairs.

Nearby words

  1. stateside,
  2. statesider,
  3. statesman,
  4. statesmanlike,
  5. statesmanly,
  6. statesville,
  7. stateswoman,
  8. statewide,
  9. statfarad,
  10. stathenry

Origin of statesmanship

First recorded in 1755–65; statesman + -ship

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