statesmanship

[steyts-muhn-ship]
noun
the ability, qualifications, or practice of a statesman; wisdom and skill in the management of public affairs.

Origin:
1755–65; statesman + -ship

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statesman (ˈsteɪtsmən)
 
n , pl -men
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
 
'statesman-like
 
adj
 
'statesmanly
 
adj
 
'statesmanship
 
n
 
'stateswoman
 
fem n

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Example sentences
To us, a settlement has been precious as one of our finest cards in the
  statesmanship game of the future.
As a result, the basic mechanics of the electoral process act to harden
  ideology and to punish statesmanship.
Of course, such a reorientation will require statesmanship as well as public
  pressure.
What has been the practical statesmanship which comes from your ideals and your
  sentimentalities.
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