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A prominent, highly experienced older man, especially one acting as an unofficial adviser.
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an old, experienced, and eminent person, esp a politician, whose advice is often sought
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an older, experienced person whose advice is often sought.
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|Noun||1.||elder statesman - any influential person whose advice is highly respected|
|2.||elder statesman - an elderly statesman whose advice is sought be government leaders|
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