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statesman in Officials topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstatesmanstates‧man /ˈsteɪtsmən/ ●○○ noun (plural statesmen /-mən/) [countable]  PGOPOLITICSa political or government leader, especially one who is respected as being wise and fair a respected elder statesmanstatesmanship noun [uncountable]
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statesmanWill he be remembered as a statesman in his final days, or just another bought-and-paid-for hunk of political meat?If it had, he would not have been treated as a statesman but as an outcast.Some are great warriors and statesmen.The would-be statesman is now an aspirant escapologist.The historical record is thin for most of the other black statesman as well.The county's elder statesmen were collectively in good nick, both off the court and when hitting it on it.Unlike his father, Richard was no statesman.In Washington, statesmen and bureaucrats come and go.elder statesmanIn his latter years he took little day-to-day interest in racing, but was seen as an elder statesman of the turf.These opportunities included being a member of a sixteenth-century religious order, an elder statesman and a doctor.He was knighted in 1949, then slipped easily into the role of cricketing elder statesman.Durán, projecting the image of elder statesman, was expected to attract votes from the left in the run-off election.The installation of the elder statesman Itó Hirobumi as resident 1905-9 marked the significance of the post.