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- conservatour (obsolete)
conservator (plural conservators)
- One who conserves, preserves or protects something.
- (law) A person appointed by a court to manage the affairs of another; similar to a guardian but with some powers of a trustee.
- 1702–1704, Edward [Hyde, 1st] Earl of Clarendon, “(please specify |book=I to XVI)”, in The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641. […], Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed at the Theater, published 1707, OCLC 937919305:
- The lords of the secret council were likewise made conservators of the peace of the two kingdoms.
- 1839, John Bouvier, Law Dictionary
- The Governor [of Missouri] is […] the conservator of the peace
- An officer in charge of preserving the public peace, such as a justice or sheriff.
- (Roman Catholicism) A judge delegated by the pope to defend certain privileged classes of persons from manifest or notorious injury or violence, without recourse to a judicial process.
- A professional who works on the conservation and restoration of objects, particularly artistic objects.
one who conserves, preserves or protects something
professional who works on the conservation and restoration of objects
- curator (of a museum or a library)
- (Classical) IPA(key): /kon.serˈwaː.tor/, [kõː.s̠ɛrˈwaː.t̪ɔr]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /kon.serˈva.tor/, [kɔn.sɛrˈvaː.t̪ɔr]
- → Old French: conservateur
- second-person singular future passive imperative of
- third-person singular future passive imperative of
- conservator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- conservator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- conservator in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
- conservator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette