statesmanlike


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.statesmanlike - marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman; "a man of statesmanlike judgment"; "a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington
presidential - befitting a president; "criticized the candidate for not looking presidential"
diplomatical, diplomatic - using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people; "the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject"
unstatesmanlike - not statesmanlike; "unstatesmanlike procedure"
Translations
يُظْهِرُ صِفات رَجُل الدَّوْلَه
státnický
statsmandagtig
államférfiúi
stjórnspekingslegur
štátnický
devlet adamına yaraşır

statesmanlike

[ˈsteɪtsmənlaɪk] ADJ(digno) de estadista

statesmanlike

[ˈsteɪtsmənlaɪk] adj [person] → habile homme d'État
in a statesmanlike way [behave, speak] → en habile homme d'État
He is trying to project a more statesmanlike image → Il essaie de projeter une image plus conforme à celle d'un homme d'État.

statesmanlike

, statesmanly

statesmanlike

[ˈsteɪtsmənˌlaɪk] adjda statista

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.
References in classic literature ?
We passed into a tangle of gooseberry bushes where, at his statesmanlike example, we crawled on all fours, and regained the hedge.
As the birds were pretty plentiful, and partridge shooting is as it were the duty of an English gentleman of statesmanlike propensities, Sir Pitt Crawley, the first shock of grief over, went out a little and partook of that diversion in a white hat with crape round it.
For a gentleman who was rejoiced to see a body of visitors, Mr Gregsbury looked as uncomfortable as might be; but perhaps this was occasioned by senatorial gravity, and a statesmanlike habit of keeping his feelings under control.
had the defect of tying the hands of the kings by compelling them to deliver the destinies of the nation into the control of the middle- aged men of the Chamber and the septuagenarians of the peerage; it robbed them of the right to lay hands on a man of statesmanlike talent wherever they could find him, no matter how young he was or how poverty-stricken his condition might be.
There's Marco van Basten sat off to the left, the King of Holland, statesmanlike quality Five his while German team manager Oliver Bierhoff was a brooding presence and little wonder as someone had earlier broken into his hotel room and nicked his wallet.
Not withstanding current difficulties with the sad loss of an AM, he has been a steady pair of hands, keeping the core Labour vote up through a difficult period for all politicians His presentation is always, statesmanlike, seen by many in the UK as a very senior Welshman.
3 Has a former leader of any country ever looked so statesmanlike, intelligent and decent in hindsight as Barack Obama?
WASPS boss Dai Young has reiterated his statesmanlike stance regarding the relationship between Premiership clubs and the England set-up.
I found him to be humble, statesmanlike, modest, with a sharp mind.
The Prime Minister's rallying call to his MPs was a long way short of statesmanlike.
Binay's close aides were mum on the content of his speech, only saying that Binay would be statesmanlike when he delivers it.
Whenever I see him interviewed on television, Sir Albert comes across as a statesmanlike figure in complete control of the situation.