curator

[ kyoo-rey-ter, kyoo r-ey- for 1–3; kyoo r-uh-ter for 4 ]SEE DEFINITION OF curator

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Every now and then he and the curator fell back on each other's company.

The whole collected by the Curator at Aylestone, August, 1883.

Every six years must I pay an attorney to dispute and quarrel with the curator.

Therefore, not only is he the curator of souls, but also the representative of the government.

The curator of his city sent him in chains to the proconsul.

She raced to the telephone and a moment later had the Curator on the wire.

I will leave her to the Dorpat museum, with directions to the curator to keep the dust off her.

But the curator designate shirked the too responsible honour.

The place, indeed, was fixed, at Keswick; the curator named.

The letter was from her friend, the curator at Field Museum.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Latin curator "overseer, manager, guardian," agent noun from curatus, past participle of curare (see cure (v.)). Originally of those put in charge of minors, lunatics, etc.; meaning "officer in charge of a museum, library, etc." is from 1660s.

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