curator

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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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cūrātor

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

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cūrātor m (genitive cūrātōris); third declension

  1. guardian, overseer, superintendent

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cūrātor cūrātōrēs
genitive cūrātōris cūrātōrum
dative cūrātōrī cūrātōribus
accusative cūrātōrem cūrātōrēs
ablative cūrātōre cūrātōribus
vocative cūrātor cūrātōrēs

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