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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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I was no fan of Hillary but this was a binary choice between a flawed and reasoned stateswoman and a tyrannical reality TV star.
Muguruza thrashed Williams 6-2 6-2 in the second round at the 2014 French Open, to spark a period of soul searching that led the American to compose her current winning streak.Three major titles later, Williams will meet Muguruza again but the elder stateswoman does not expect the young Spaniard to be fearful.
4.15 Navan Come Racing For Summer Ladies Day June 13th Handicap 1m2f ATR Card page 65 A RACE promoting a ladies day and what better horse to contest it than the elder stateswoman of the Flat, Strandfield Lady?
Last Sunday, Michaelle Jean, a Canadian stateswoman who served as Governor General from 2005 to 2010, became the third leader of the International Francophony Organisation and the first woman to hold the post.
Kurmanjan Datka, also known as "The Queen of the South," was a stateswoman in Kyrgyzstan, known for her initial resistance to the annexation of that region by Russia.
It's a decade since her break-break through win at the All England Club and the then giggly teenager has now established herself as one of the elder stateswoman of the game.
The political biography of Clinton describes how she made a comeback to US politics and re-emerged as a powerful and influential figure, a formidable stateswoman and the presumed front-runner for the 2016 presidential nomination.
A great deal of negative attention has been given to the woman who revolutionised the Chinese court in the 19th century in order to take power of the country, but in her latest work Chang seeks to change the record and give an original analysis of the Empress based on recently-released documents from the stateswoman's court.
Elder stateswoman Kathy Dunderdale, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was in October 2011 only the second woman ever to be elected as a provincial premier.
4 Our gracious Queen Pictures of the great lady from a young girl to the stateswoman we love today.
Her political tasks may well be considerably less rewarding as she strives to make a name for herself as an international stateswoman, conducting talks with Iran on its nuclear programme and seeking a way to push forward the Middle East peace process.

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