Examples of statesman in a Sentence
He was a soldier and statesman.
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So, without any US diplomats or legal advocates on the ground, getting a release often requires a trip by a senior US statesman.
This year marks the 200th birth anniversary of Frederick Douglass, the American abolitionist, statesman, orator and ambassador born enslaved on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
The adroit statesman accepts power and uses it prudently.
She's championed both the elder statesmen and women of Chicago jazz and the youngest students of the music.
While just 42 years old, Talib Kweli is something of a respected elder statesmen in the world of hip-hop.
The lecture series will bring experts on the famed orator and statesman to the campus, university officials said, beginning in October with James Trotman, author of Frederick Douglass: A Biography.
The trip seemed to be about domestic politics: for Mr Pence, a nod to his evangelical base; for Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s scandal-plagued prime minister, a chance to look like a statesman.
These elder statesmen of what’s called planetary defense have been responsible for reminding policymakers that the planet and all life on it have been shaped by big rocks from outer space slamming into it.
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Definition of statesman for English Language Learners
: a usually wise, skilled, and respected government leader
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