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1curate

noun cu·rate \ˈkyr-ət also ˈkyr-ˌāt\

: 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
:  a clergyman in charge of a parish
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:  a clergyman serving as assistant (as to a rector) in a parish
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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

Pentateuch, blasphemy, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

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2curate

verb cu·rate \ˈkyr-ˌāt, ky-ˈrāt\
cu·rat·edcu·rat·ing

Definition of CURATE

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

First Known Use of CURATE

1909
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curate

noun cu·rate \ˈkyr-ət\

Definition of CURATE for Kids

:  a member of the clergy who assists the rector or vicar of a church

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