statesman states‧man [ˈsteɪtsmən] noun statesmen PLURALFORM [-mən] [countable]
a political or government leader, especially one who is respected as being wise, honourable, and fair:

• He had an impressive record as a military man and a statesman.

— statesmanlike adjective :

• his statesmanlike performance in dealing with the crisis

— statesmanship noun [uncountable] :

• an act of international statesmanship

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statesmanship UK US /ˈsteɪtsmənʃɪp/ noun [U] APPROVING POLITICS
the behaviour and actions of an experienced and respected politician or member of a particular profession: »

He was praised for his statesmanship in putting European unity before national interest.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Statesmanship — States man*ship, n. The qualifications, duties, or employments of a statesman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • statesmanship — index discretion (quality of being discreet), government (administration), politics Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • statesmanship — [stāts′mənship΄] n. [see SHIP] the ability, character, or methods of a statesman; skill and vision in managing public affairs …   English World dictionary

  • statesmanship — n. to practice statesmanship * * * [ steɪtsmənʃɪp] to practice statesmanship …   Combinatory dictionary

  • statesmanship — [[t]ste͟ɪtsmənʃɪp[/t]] N UNCOUNT Statesmanship is the skill and activities of a statesman. He praised the two leaders warmly for their statesmanship …   English dictionary

  • statesmanship — statesman (or stateswoman) ► NOUN ▪ a skilled, experienced, and respected political leader or figure. DERIVATIVES statesmanlike adjective statesmanship noun …   English terms dictionary

  • statesmanship — noun see statesman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • statesmanship — /stayts meuhn ship /, n. the ability, qualifications, or practice of a statesman; wisdom and skill in the management of public affairs. [1755 65; STATESMAN + SHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • statesmanship — noun The craft or skill of being a statesman, of leading a government well …   Wiktionary

  • statesmanship — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. statecraft, diplomacy, legislation; see tact …   English dictionary for students

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