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statesman

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noun states·man \ˈstāts-mən\

Simple Definition of statesman

  • : a usually wise, skilled, and respected government leader

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of statesman

  1. 1 :  one versed in the principles or art of government; especially :  one actively engaged in conducting the business of a government or in shaping its policies

  2. 2 :  a wise, skillful, and respected political leader

statesmanlike play \-ˌlīk\ adjective
statesmanly play \-lē\ adjective
statesmanship play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of statesman in a sentence

  1. He was a soldier and statesman.



1592

First Known Use of statesman

1592


STATESMAN Defined for Kids

statesman

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noun states·man \ˈstāts-mən\

Definition of statesman for Students

plural statesmen \-mən\

  1. :  a usually wise, skilled, and respected government leader





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