Examples of statesman in a Sentence
He was a soldier and statesman.
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That goal for Palermo as his country's eldest statesman to score a World Cup goal - ironically usurping his then manager Maradona.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri received a statesman's welcome in Riyadh last week.
And Trump often appears much more comfortable with a salesman’s hyperbole than with a statesman’s caution.
Brown was playing a part many Californians had never seen — the statesman — and there was something poignant about it.
But the game's elder statesman – as far as guards were concerned, anyway – wouldn't be upstaged.
Intimidating and intoxicated, this beloved, befuddled statesman was the right man to inspire the British to rise up and resist Hitler.
North Korea's nominal head of state and senior statesman, 90-year-old Kim Yong Nam, is expected to join her.
So, without any US diplomats or legal advocates on the ground, getting a release often requires a trip by a senior US statesman.
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STATESMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of statesman for English Language Learners
: a usually wise, skilled, and respected government leader
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