curator

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin curator (one who has care of a thing, a manager, guardian, trustee), from curare (to take care of), from cura (care, heed, attention, anxiety, grief).

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curator (plural curators)

  1. A person who manages, administers or organizes a collection, either independently or employed by a museum, library, archive or zoo.
  2. One appointed to act as guardian of the estate of a person not legally competent to manage it, or of an absentee; a trustee.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cūrātor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkyˈraː.tɔr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cu‧ra‧tor

Noun[edit]

curator m (plural curatoren, diminutive curatortje n)

  1. curator, one who manages a collection
  2. curator, one who manages an estate

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From cūrō +‎ -tor.

Noun[edit]

cūrātor m (genitive cūrātōris); third declension

  1. guardian, overseer, superintendent
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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cūrātor cūrātōrēs
genitive cūrātōris cūrātōrum
dative cūrātōrī cūrātōribus
accusative cūrātōrem cūrātōrēs
ablative cūrātōre cūrātōribus
vocative cūrātor cūrātōrēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

cūrātor

  1. inflection of cūrō:
    1. second-person singular future passive imperative
    2. third-person singular future passive imperative

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