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Statesman meaning

statesman - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
  2. 2. A man versed in public affairs and in the principles and art of government; especially, one eminent for political abilities.
  3. 3. One occupied with the affairs of government, and influental in shaping its policy.
  4. 4. A small landholder.
  5. 5. One skilled in state affairs or the art of government.

statesman - examples of usage

  1. That well- trained statesman saw that he had let himself into a trap. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. Many a great statesman or poet might envy you. - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  3. Why, man, if there's any luck, when he dies and all the memoirs come out in the newspapers, it will be mentioned that the last book the deceased statesman tried to read was Lady Adela Cunyngham's well- known novel. - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
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