statesman

[ steyts-muh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF statesman

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It was then that his great career as a European statesman really began.

As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive.

In politics, an imaginary rat-pit in which the statesman wrestles with his record.

A statesman who shakes the fruit trees of his neighbors —to dislodge the worms.

This dashing young Barnacle, in a word, was likely to become a statesman, and to make a figure.

The one was to be, as it were, the conductor, and the other the statesman of the expeditionary corps.

The King deplored this loss, as a statesman and a good father.

Edmund Burke, an illustrious orator, statesman, and philanthropist.

Daniel Webster, the celebrated American statesman, jurist, and orator.

Plato does not really mean to say that the Sophist or the Statesman can be caught in this way.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, after French homme d'état; see state (n.1) + man (n.).

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