statesman

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statesman

1. a political leader whose wisdom, integrity, etc., win great respect
2. a person active and influential in the formulation of high government policy, such as a cabinet member
3. a politician
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arrogant and statesmanly in his copasetic pose-jazzman
The new political economy thus repudiated moral or statesmanly policing of wealth.
She has shown little evidence of statesmanly vision, drive, genuine concern for and commitment to the challenges of the common man, which her new responsibilities demand.
It is first displayed in his remarkable speech at Gela in 424--"a masterpiece of statesmanly foresight"(42)--by which he united Doric and Ionian Sicilians against Athenian imperialism using an argument that counters in an Athenian manner Athens' own argument on behalf of its imperialism.
Of course, one might view this back-pedalling as statesmanly.
This understanding encourages us to view problems as largely private rather than social or political -- and, hence, as problems in need of neither communal nor statesmanly direction.