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states·man

 (stāts′mən)
n.
1. A man who is a leader in national or international affairs.
2. A male political leader regarded as a disinterested promoter of the public good.
3. A man who is a respected leader in a given field: "a mature statesman of American letters" (Toby Thompson).

states′man·like′, states′man·ly adj.
states′man·ship′ n.

statesman

(ˈsteɪtsmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political leader whose wisdom, integrity, etc, win great respect
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person active and influential in the formulation of high government policy, such as a cabinet member
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a politician
ˈstatesman-ˌlike, ˈstatesmanly adj
ˈstatesmanship n
ˈstatesˌwoman fem n

states•man

(ˈsteɪts mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. an experienced politician who holds a high office in government, esp. at the national level.
2. a highly respected and influential political leader who exhibits great ability and devotion to public service.
[1585–95; on the model of steersman; compare the phrase ship of state]
states′man•like`, states′man•ly, adj.
states′man•ship`, n.
syn: See politician.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.statesman - a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairsstatesman - a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
elder statesman - an elderly statesman whose advice is sought be government leaders
Founding Father - a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
pol, political leader, politico, politician - a person active in party politics
stateswoman - a woman statesman

statesman

stateswoman
noun political figure, leader, politician, political leader He is a great statesman and political figure.
Translations
رَجُل دَوْلَه، سِياسي مُحَنَّك
státník
statsmand
homme d’État
államférfi
stjórnmálaskörungur
štátnik
državnik

statesman

[ˈsteɪtsmən] N (statesmen (pl)) → estadista m, hombre m de estado

statesman

[ˈsteɪtsmən] nhomme m d'État

statesman

n pl <-men> → Staatsmann m

statesman

[ˈsteɪtsmən] n (-men (pl)) → statista m

state1

(steit) noun
1. the condition in which a thing or person is. the bad state of the roads; The room was in an untidy state; He inquired about her state of health; What a state you're in!; He was not in a fit state to take the class.
2. a country considered as a political community, or, as in the United States, one division of a federation. The Prime Minister visits the Queen once a week to discuss affairs of state; The care of the sick and elderly is considered partly the responsibility of the state; (also adjective) The railways are under state control; state-controlled / owned industries.
3. ceremonial dignity and splendour. The Queen, wearing her robes of state, drove in a horse-drawn coach to Westminster; (also adjective) state occasions/banquets.
ˈstately adjective
noble, dignified and impressive in appearance or manner. She is tall and stately; a stately house.
ˈstateliness noun
ˈstatesman (ˈsteits-) noun
a person who plays an important part in the government of a state.
ˈstatesmanlike (ˈsteits-) adjective
showing the qualities of a good statesman.
ˈstatesmanship (ˈsteits-) noun
skill in directing the affairs of a state.
get into a state
to become very upset or anxious.
lie in state
(of a corpse) to be laid in a place of honour for the public to see, before burial.