Definition of 'statesman'
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The statesman and philosopher Marcus Cato wrote, `Oh, wretched Rome! SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)Not for him the lingering death of an elder statesman, waiting in desperation for the telephone to ring, for someone to remember. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2002)
It was in his role as the statesman rather than the cruel warrior that King Ferrante considered the alliance with the Pope. THE FAMILY (2002)
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Translations for 'statesman'
British English: statesman NOUN
A statesman is an important and experienced politician, especially one who is widely known and respected.
He is a great statesman and political thinker.
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