Examples of statesman in a Sentence
He was a soldier and statesman.
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His two days in the spotlight will solidify his developing image as an increasingly dexterous regional statesman -- a status no North Korean leader has ever enjoyed.
Deukmejian was long seen as a senior statesman in Republican politics, quietly advising potential candidates.
Get our daily newsletter In the cold war a generation of statesmen, chastened by conflict and the near-catastrophe of the Cuban missile crisis, used arms control to lessen the risk of annihilation.
The scolding laid bare the uncomfortably familiar spot that Mr. Mnuchin finds himself in: trying to be a voice of moderation and a statesman in an administration that sees diplomatic norms and protocols as signs of weakness.
After a series of violent clashes and reversals, Sadr has refashioned himself as Iraq’s premier nationalist statesman.
More important, the Western economic order, and the American dollar in particular, depends on Chinese goodwill far too much for statesmen to risk antagonizing Beijing with reckless rhetoric.
Way back in 431 B.C., soldiers killed in the Peloponnesian War were honored with a public funeral and speech given by Grecian statesman Pericles, according to History.com.
Father, grandfather, Navy pilot, POW hero bound by honor, an incomparable and irrepressible statesman.
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: a usually wise, skilled, and respected government leader
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