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 (kyo͝o-rā′tər, kyo͝or′ə-tər)
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.
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Adj.1.curatorial - of or relating to a curator or the duties of a curator; "curatorial duties"


[ˌkjʊərəˈtɔːrɪəl] ADJ the museum's curatorial staffel equipo de conservadores del museo
curatorial expertiseconocimientos mpl de conservación


adj the museum’s curatorial teamdie Kustoden pldes Museums
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