statesman, stateswoman (New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. legislator, diplomat, solon, Draco; politician. See director.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. legislator, lawgiver, Solon, administrator, executive, minister, official, politician, strategist, diplomat, representative, elder statesman, veteran lawmaker.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
politician, diplomat, elder statesman, legislator, solon. ''Somebody old enough to know his own mind and keep quiet about it.''—Bernard Baruch. seepolitician

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