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elder statesman

noun

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the senior member of a group
  • the elder statesman of the White House correspondents is finally retiring after nearly a half century of service

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“Elder statesman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elder%20statesman. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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