[steyts-muh n-ship]


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

Origin of statesmanship

First recorded in 1755–65; statesman + -ship Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for statesmanship

civics, geopolitics, government, politics, governance, realpolitik

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