Meaning of “elder statesman” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “elder statesman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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elder statesmannoun [ C ]

an older person who is respected and asked for advice because of his or her past experience:

He is one of basketball’s elder statesmen.

(Definition of “elder statesman” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)