conservator


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conservator

one who is responsible for a person ruled incompetent: His son became his conservator.
Not to be confused with:
conservationist – an advocate of the protection of natural resources: The conservationist lobbied to save the trees.
conservative – one who favors traditional views and values: She dresses in a conservative style.

con·ser·va·tor

 (kən-sûr′və-tər, kŏn′sər-vā′tər)
n.
1. A person in charge of maintaining or restoring valuable items, as in a museum or library.
2. A protector or guardian: "a conservator of cherished values and regular order in governing institutions" (William Greider).
3. Law One placed in charge of the property or personal affairs of an incompetent person.

con·ser′va·to′ri·al (-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
con·ser′va·tor·ship′ n.

conservator

(ˈkɒnsəˌveɪtə; kənˈsɜːvə-)
n
a person who conserves or keeps safe; custodian, guardian, or protector

con•serv•a•tor

(kənˈsɜr və tər, ˈkɒn sərˌveɪ-)

n.
1. a person who conserves or preserves; preserver; protector.
2. a person who repairs, restores, or maintains the condition of objects, as in a museum or library.
3. Law. a guardian, esp. a person appointed to look after the affairs of one judged incompetent.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
con•serv`a•to′ri•al (-ˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-) adj.
con•serv′a•tor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conservator - the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)conservator - the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
custodian, keeper, steward - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
2.conservator - someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"

conservator

noun
Law. A person who is legally responsible for the person or property of another considered by law to be incompetent to manage his or her affairs:
Translations

conservator

[kənˈsɜːrvətər] nrestaurateur/euse m/f

conservator

n tutor -ra mf, persona encargada de manejar los asuntos de otra que es incapaz de hacerlo por discapacidad mental
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WE HAVE seen the necessity of the Union, as our bulwark against foreign danger, as the conservator of peace among ourselves, as the guardian of our commerce and other common interests, as the only substitute for those military establishments which have subverted the liberties of the Old World, and as the proper antidote for the diseases of faction, which have proved fatal to other popular governments, and of which alarming symptoms have been betrayed by our own.
Which done, another of the attendants of the great person, which was with him in the same boat, after his lord had spoken a little to him, said aloud: 'My lord would have you know, that it is not of pride or greatness that he cometh out aboard your ship; but for that in your answer you declare that you have many sick amongst you, he was warned by the Conservator of Health of the city that he should keep a distance.'
In the circle of the rankest tories that could be collected in England, Old or New, let a powerful and stimulating intellect, a man of great heart and mind, act on them, and very quickly these frozen conservators will yield to the friendly influence, these hopeless will begin to hope, these haters will begin to love, these immovable statues will begin to spin and revolve.
KOHAT -- The divisional forest and wildlife officer, Kohat, Abdul Samad Wazir has told the provincial chief conservator during a visit of the Orakzai subdivision that the man who had illegally hunted a leopard has been fined Rs170,000 under the wildlife act to discourage the ongoing practice.
Mohsin Farooq has been transferred and posted as Chief Conservator Wildlife Khyber Pakhtunkhwa relieving Safdar Ali Shah who has been posted as Add Director General PFI.
The court held "MCL 700.5106(2) requires that, in order to appoint a professional guardian or professional conservator, the probate court must find that the appointment of such a professional is in the incapacitated person's best interests and that no other person in priority under the applicable statutes for appointment of guardians and conservators is competent, suitable, and willing to serve in that fiduciary capacity." Id.
Where a Probate and Family Court judge allowed a wife's request for the allowance of a first and final account as conservator of her former husband's estate, it is unclear if the wife met her burden of presenting an account that is a complete and accurate record of the husband's estate while in her control.
Tourist Information Centres (TICs) General Manager Mohammad Ali Syed led the families to the Buddhist Complex where Archaeology Conservator Amir Umar gave a detailed briefing on the conservation of archaeological sites and Buddhism worship places.
However, when conservators actively engage with the public, emerging from the chamber at set times to explain processes and answer questions, the tableau comes to life: then, visitors might be encouraged to return to observe progress over time--though the conservator needs considerable communication skills.
The training session was inaugurated by Chief Conservator Forest Khyber P a k h t u n k h w a , M r .
Abdul Baseer Conservator Forest FATA-KP while welcoming all on behalf of KP Government, admitted that this is first such event of a kind where all federating units, academia and research institutions are together sharing their best practices.

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