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English definition of “conservator”

conservator

noun [C]
 
 
/kənˈsɜːvətər/ US LAW
a person who is chosen by a law court to look after the property of a person who is not able to do this for him- or herself, for example, because of illness: The conservator is given the authority to make financial decisions and handle your financial affairs, when you lack the capacity to manage them on your own. appoint a conservator
conservatorship noun [C or U]
(Definition of conservator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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