Definitions for curateˈkyʊər ɪt
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curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rector(noun)
a person authorized to conduct religious worship
"clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"
To act as a curator for.
To apply selectivity and taste to, as a collection of fashion items or web pages.
To work or act as a curator.
Not only does he curate for the museum, he manages the office and fund-raises.
Origin: From curatus.
one who has the cure of souls; originally, any clergyman, but now usually limited to one who assists a rector or vicar
Origin: [LL. curatus, prop., one who is charged with the care (L. cura) of souls. See Cure, n., and cf. Cur]
A curate is a person who is invested with the care or cure of souls of a parish. In this sense "curate" correctly means a parish priest but in English-speaking countries the term curate is commonly used of assistant clergy to the parish priest. The duties or office of a curate are called a curacy.
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When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes.
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