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statesmanlike adj : marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman; "a man of statesmanlike judgment"; "a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington [syn: statesmanly] [ant: unstatesmanlike]

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  1. Like a statesman, demonstrating the skills and qualities of a respected leader.

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