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EtymologyEdit

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).

NounEdit

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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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cūrātor.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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Etymology 1Edit

From cūrō +‎ -tor.

NounEdit

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
DeclensionEdit

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 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

cūrātor

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

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