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  • noun Plural form of statesperson.

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Examples

  • I believe David’s point is that intelligence and education are to be valued in statespeople, not ridiculed.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The William F. Buckley Clause of the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780

  • I would expect GOP statespeople to point out that, notwithstanding the party's disagreement with the health reform proposals on the table, the President is not trying to kill their grandparents and that brandishing semi-automatic rifles outside of Presidential events is the sort of inflammatory gesture that undermines civil discourse.

    Tanya M. Acker: On 'Town Halls' and Health Care Reform: Wasn't Hitler the One With the Gun?

  • It had taken a select group of forward-thinking statespeople from half a dozen human settled worlds almost two years to finally hammer out a preliminary proposal for establishing closer ties between their respective species.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • It had taken a select group of forward-thinking statespeople from half a dozen human settled worlds almost two years to finally hammer out a preliminary proposal for establishing closer ties between their respective species.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • We have elder statespeople in this country like Bob Dole and George Mitchell, President Ford and President Carter, ought to come together, maybe preside over a neutral way of counting those 67 counties, with both candidates absolutely committing that they won't appeal the result.

    CNN Transcript - CNN Late Edition: The Florida Recount: Election 2000 Heads to Florida Supreme Court - November 19, 2000

  • Some of the finest actors and artists, statespeople, and scientists live from a purpose.

    The Pathfinder

  • France came out in their thousands to honour one of the greatest statespeople of our time, who symbolises the sacrifices of millions of our people in the struggle for peace, freedom and democracy.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It is no accident, therefore, that people in Britain and France came out in their thousands to honour one of the greatest statespeople of our time - who symbolises the sacrifices of millions of our people in the struggle for peace, freedom and democracy.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It is no accident, therefore, that people in Britain and France came out in their thousands to honour one of the greatest statespeople of our time - who symbolises the sacrifices of millions of our people in the struggle for peace, freedom and democracy.

    ANC BIRTHDAY MESSAGE FOR PRESIDENT MANDELA

  • But let's not forget the elder statespeople who already had a stunning career behind them, only to come back into the public eye by participating in a reality show.

    Inside TV Blog

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