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one who is responsible for a person ruled incompetent: His son became his conservator.
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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.
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a person who conserves or keeps safe; custodian, guardian, or protector
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con•serv•a•tor(kənˈsɜr və tər, ˈkɒn sərˌveɪ-)
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.
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|Noun||1.||conservator - the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)|
|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"
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conservator[kənˈsɜːrvətər] n → restaurateur/euse m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
conservatorn tutor -ra mf, persona encargada de manejar los asuntos de otra que es incapaz de hacerlo por discapacidad mental
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.