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conservator

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noun con·ser·va·tor \kən-ˈsər-və-tər, -və-ˌtȯr; ˈkän(t)-sər-ˌvā-tər\

Definition of conservator

  1. 1 a :  one that preserves from injury or violation :  protector b :  one that is responsible for the care, restoration, and repair of archival or museum articles

  2. 2 :  a person, official, or institution designated to take over and protect the interests of an incompetent

  3. 3 :  an official charged with the protection of something affecting public welfare and interests

conservatorial

play \kən-ˌsər-və-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, (ˌ)kän-\ adjective

conservatorship

play \kən-ˈsər-və-tər-ˌship, -və-ˌtȯr-; ˈkän(t)-sər-ˌvā-tər-\ noun



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conservator

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noun con·ser·va·tor \kən-ˈsər-və-tər, ˈkän-sər-ˌvā-\

Legal Definition of conservator

  1. 1 :  a person, official, or institution appointed by a court to take over and manage the estate of an incompetent — compare committee, curator, guardian, receiver, tutor

  2. 2 :  a public official charged with the protection of something affecting public welfare and interests; specifically :  an official placed in charge of a bank because its affairs are not in a satisfactory condition

conservatorship

noun




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