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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.
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|Adj.||1.||statesmanly - 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"
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