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curate

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noun cu·rate \ˈkyu̇r-ət also ˈkyu̇r-ˌāt\

Simple Definition of curate

  • : a member of the clergy in certain churches (such as the Anglican church) who assists the priest in charge of a church or a group of churches

Full Definition of curate

  1. 1 :  a clergyman in charge of a parish

  2. 2 :  a clergyman serving as assistant (as to a rector) in a parish

Origin of curate

Middle English, from Medieval Latin curatus, from cura cure of souls, from Latin, care


First Known Use: 14th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

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curate

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verb cu·rate \ˈkyu̇r-ˌāt, kyu̇-ˈrāt\

Definition of curate

cu·rat·edcu·rat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to act as curator of <curate a museum> <an exhibit curated by the museum's director>



1909

First Known Use of curate

1909


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