curator

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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.
  3. A member of a curatorium, a board for electing university professors etc.

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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. who pays heed about the state of an object, warden, overseer, watchman, lookout
  2. who procures an affair for somebody, agent, commissionary
  3. specifically, who procures patrimonial matters of one who has been deemed incapable to procure them himself
  4. (New Latin, Germany) the regulatory supervisor over a university
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

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 the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

cūrātor

  1. second/third-person singular future passive imperative of cūrō

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