Example sentences for: statesman

How can you use “statesman” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In India, Sunanda Datta-Ray, a former editor of the Statesman of Calcutta and now an editorial consultant with the Straits Times of Singapore, wrote in the Asian Age that Indians fear the Clinton scandal will "set back their own promised freedom of information bill."

  • ...1738-1805... Brit. general and statesman.

  • The precocious theorist anticipated the 1990s; the elder statesman has hearkened back to the 1890s.

  • Citing the long record of the president's "boldness and mendacity"--not just the Lewinsky case but the Travel Office and FBI file coverups, etc.--Helprin compares the fibbing Clinton to the model of the self-sacrificing statesman: "As others move in the light, he will move in the darkness, so that as others move in darkness, he may move in the light.

  • It described Gingrich's exploitation of his domestic political power to make his own foreign policy as "an unprecedented, unhealthy and dangerous situation," and added that by fighting against his country's diplomacy, he had "forfeited the right to be considered a statesman."


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