Examples of elder statesman in a Sentence
an elder statesman of baseball coaches
the elder statesman of the White House correspondents is finally retiring after nearly a half century of service
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Sorrell’s abrupt departure contrasts with the fate of arch-rival and fellow advertising elder statesman Maurice Levy, the 76-year-old who led Publicis Groupe SA for 30 years before taking on the role of chairman of its supervisory board.
Now back as the group’s elder statesman, the senior will be looked upon to spearhead this unit’s revival in 2018.
But the game’s elder statesman - as far as guards were concerned, anyway - wouldn’t be upstaged.
As an elder statesman on the Sox, Shields didn’t have to be there.
So Tuesday night, in his last State of the State address, Kasich is likely to play the elder statesman passing on wisdom, not the hard-charging change-agent pushing through his agenda.
His grandmother was the caretaker for former Kentucky governor and senator Earle Clements, and Casey occasionally drove the elder statesman to functions.
Through it all, Mr. Colom had remained above the fray and become an elder statesman in Latin America, leading observer missions to monitor regional elections.
Some of the Republican Party’s most respected elder statesmen see what Nunes is doing as an embarrassment.
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Definition of elder statesman for English Language Learners
: a retired government leader who gives advice to current leaders
: a respected man who has been a member of a group or organization for a long time
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