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ˈkyʊər ə sicu·ra·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curacynoun

    the position of a curate


  1. curacynoun

    The office or position of a curate

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Curacynoun

    Employment of a curate, distinct from a benefice; employment which a hired clergyman holds under the beneficiary.

    Etymology: from curate.

    They get into orders as soon as they can, and, if they be very fortunate, arrive in time to a curacy here in town. Jonathan Swift.


  1. curacy

    A curate () is a person who is invested with the care or cure (cura) of souls of a parish. In this sense, "curate" means a parish priest; but in English-speaking countries the term curate is commonly used to describe clergy who are assistants to the parish priest. The duties or office of a curate are called a curacy.


  1. curacy

    A curacy is a position or post held by a curate, who is a member of the clergy, engaged as an assistant to a vicar, rector, or parish priest. In this role, the curate may be tasked with various responsibilities such as conducting services, preaching sermons, overseeing religious education programs, and providing pastoral care to the community.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Curacynoun

    the office or employment of a curate

  2. Etymology: [See Cure, Curate.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of curacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of curacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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