Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
the ability, qualifications, or practice of a
; wisdom and skill in the management of public affairs.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for
To us, a settlement has been precious as one of our finest cards in the
game of the future.
As a result, the basic mechanics of the electoral process act to harden ideology and to punish
Of course, such a reorientation will require
as well as public pressure.
What has been the practical
which comes from your ideals and your sentimentalities.
Sometimes it was on a question of real constructive
not only requires a knowledge of the principles that control human beings, but it also requires moral courage.
Right now, many of them value money and celebrity and ratings, not
or good policy.
In the absence of
, the chances are that only a crisis in the bond markets will provide the necessary impetus.
And then invest the savings in
Corruption and nepotism: politicians are not civil servant any more with a vision for the future, no
Discover our greatest slideshows
9 Words to Help You Navigate the...
7 Chinese Loanwords to Expand Your...
Poodle, Basset & Beagle: 10 Dog...
A Look at 8 Expressions with Heart
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.
In statesmanship get the formalities right, never mind about the moralities.
The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern...
Hubert H. Humphrey
Nearby words for statesmanship
statement of claim
statement savings account
statements of case
states of the church
states' rights democratic party
static database management system
static nested scope
static nested scoping
static random-access memory