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states·wom·an

 (stāts′wo͝om′ən)
n.
1. A woman who is a leader in national or international affairs: "In foreign policy, [she] relishes her role as a senior stateswoman of the West" (Boston Globe).
2. A woman political leader regarded as a disinterested promoter of the public good.
3. A woman who is a respected leader in a given field.

states•wom•an

(ˈsteɪtsˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who is an experienced and influential political leader, esp. one holding a high office in government.
[1600–10]
usage: See -woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stateswoman - a woman statesman
national leader, solon, statesman - a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
Translations

stateswoman

[ˈsteɪtsˌwʊmən] N (stateswomen (pl)) → mujer f de estado

stateswoman

n pl <-women> → Staatsmännin f
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