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cu·ra·tor

 (kyo͝o-rā′tər, kyo͝or′ə-tər)
n.
1. One who manages or oversees, as the administrative director of a museum collection or a library.
2. One who gathers something, organizes it, and makes it available to the public: a curator of online resources for gardeners.

[Middle English curatour, legal guardian, from Old French curateur, from Latin cūrātor, overseer, from cūrātus, past participle of cūrāre, to take care of; see curative.]

cu′ra·to′ri·al (kyo͝or′ə-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
cu·ra′tor·ship′ n.

curator

(kjʊəˈreɪtə)
n
1. the administrative head of a museum, art gallery, or similar institution
2. (Law) law chiefly Scot a guardian of a minor, mentally ill person, etc
[C14: from Latin: one who cares, from cūrāre to care for, from cūra care]
curatorial adj
cuˈratorˌship n

cu•ra•tor

(kyʊˈreɪ tər, ˈkyʊər eɪ-)

n.
1. the person in charge of a museum, art collection, zoo, etc.
2. a manager or overseer; superintendent.
[1325–75; < Anglo-French < Latin, =cūrā(re) to care for, (see cure) + -tor -tor]
cu`ra•to′ri•al (-əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
cu•ra′tor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curator - the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)curator - the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
custodian, keeper, steward - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
Translations
أمين متْحَف
kurátor
museumsinspektør
kurátor
safnstjóri
direktoriussaugotojas
pārzinis/direktors
kurátor
müze müdürü

curator

[kjʊəˈreɪtəʳ] N [of museum] → director(a) m/f; [of museum department] → conservador(a) m/f

curator

[kjʊˈreɪtər] n [museum, art gallery] → conservateur/trice m/f (d'un musée etc)

curator

n
(of museum etc)Kustos m
(Jur: = guardian) → Kurator m, → Vormund m

curator

[kjʊəˈreɪtəʳ] ndirettore/trice (di museo )

curator

(kjuəˈreitə) noun
a person in charge of a museum etc.
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