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Definition of "statesperson" []

  • A politician who is a leader in national or international affairs. (noun)
  • A political leader who promotes the public good or who is recognized for probity, leadership, or the qualities necessary to govern a state. (noun)

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Use "statesperson" in a sentence
  • "She ended it by asking for a round of applause for the Gorgon being awarded the "statesperson" (yes she really called it that) of the year award or whatever it was at the G20 party."
  • "There is not much left to say about Pittman that has not been penned; he is indeed an elder statesperson of art in L.A."
  • "HIllary is strong and powerful but lacks the poise and demeanor it takes to be a true statesperson."
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