Statesman meaning

stātsmən
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A person who shows wisdom, skill, and vision in conducting state affairs and dealing with public issues, or one engaged in the business of government.
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A man who is a leader in national or international affairs.
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A male political leader who promotes the public good or who is recognized for probity, leadership, or the qualities necessary to govern a state.
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A man who is a respected leader in a given field.
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A male political leader regarded as a disinterested promoter of the public good.
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In the dialect of the English Lake District and nearby, a man who lives on a landed estate.
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Origin of statesman

  • Calque of French homme d'état, state's +"Ž -man

    From Wiktionary