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“senior statesman” in British English

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senior statesmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsiː.ni.ə ˈsteɪt.smən/ us /ˌsiː.njɚ ˈsteɪt.smən/

an experienced politician who is usually no longer working in government

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