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curate

noun [C] uk   /ˈkjʊə.rət/  us   /ˈkjʊr.ət/
a priest of the lowest rank, especially in the Church of England, whose job is to help the vicar (= priest of a particular area)

curate

verb [T] /kjʊˈreɪt/  us /kjɝːˈeɪt/
to be in charge of a museum, a collection of art, or a particular exhibition or arts festival: Museum director Hugh Davies curated the exhibition.
Translations of “curate”
in Vietnamese cha phó…
in Spanish cura…
in Thai ผู้ช่วยพระ…
in Malaysian pembantu paderi…
in French vicaire…
in German der Hilfspfarrer…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指英國國教會的)助理牧師…
in Indonesian pejabat gereja…
in Russian викарий…
in Turkish rahip yardımcısı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指英国国教会的)助理牧师…
in Polish wikary…
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