cu·​rat·​ed | \ ˈkyu̇r-ˌā-təd How to pronounce curated (audio) , ˈkyər-; kyu̇-ˈrā- \

Definition of curated

: carefully chosen and thoughtfully organized or presented I changed the digital art on the wall multiple times, scrolled through curated playlists by DJs from Amsterdam, Brussels, London, and Paris, and then switched the lighting mode from "Romance" to "Business" to "Party."— Christopher Muther Greenfield was the brains behind the Scoop NYC chain of stores, one of the first to offer a tightly curated range of clothes, as if selling the contents of an extremely hip person's closet.— Belinda Luscombe To truly share your getaway glow with friends, bring home a curated slice of hosting heaven. Skip the duty-free shop and scout out more intimate entertaining-friendly conversation pieces like these.— Mike DeSimone

First Known Use of curated

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Curated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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