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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.
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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.
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conservator

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

conservator

[kənˈsɜːrvətər] nrestaurateur/euse m/f
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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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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.'
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa establishment department ordered posting and transfer of senior conservators of wildlife and forest departments here on Tuesday.
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.
have been designed with large windows so that the conservators and their work are always on display.
Conservators and receivers of insurance companies or mutual benefit associations (MBA) under rehabilitation may opt to reinsure the outstanding policies of the companies they handle if warranted, according to the Insurance Commission (IC).
In a 2015 report released only recently, COA said its auditors found the mural in a restricted area on the museum's third floor, 'abandoned by painting conservators hired by Laurel Design and Construction and left unattended by the assigned National Museum art conservators.'
He added that the Divisional Conservators would maintain online survey record which could be accessed through Central Inter Link.
Beyond conserving the original materials, conservators consider the restoration side of their practice to encompass areas requiring fillers, colors, or coatings to reconstitute a missing component of the art.
Burlington, NC, February 20, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has announced that it has awarded one of its five High Five grants to the Conservators Center, located in Burlington, North Carolina.