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.

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Origin of statesmanship

First recorded in 1755–65; statesman + -ship
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