statecraft
noun Date: 1642 the art of conducting state affairs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Statecraft — State craft (st[=a]t kr[.a]ft ), n. The art of conducting state affairs; state management; statesmanship. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • statecraft — index government (administration) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • statecraft — [stat′kraft΄, stat′kräft΄] n. STATESMANSHIP …   English World dictionary

  • statecraft — /stayt kraft , krahft /, n. the art of government and diplomacy. [1635 45; STATE + CRAFT] * * * …   Universalium

  • statecraft — noun The skills of being a statesman, of leading a country well …   Wiktionary

  • statecraft — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. statesmanship, diplomacy, senatorship; see tact …   English dictionary for students

  • statecraft — n. statesmanship, art of governing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • statecraft — noun the skilful management of state affairs …   English new terms dictionary

  • statecraft — state•craft [[t]ˈsteɪtˌkræft, ˌkrɑft[/t]] n. gov the art of government and diplomacy • Etymology: 1635–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • statecraft — /ˈsteɪtkraft/ (say staytkrahft) noun the art of government and diplomacy …   Australian English dictionary

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