Meaning of curate

cu•rate

Pronunciation: (n.kyoor'itv.kyoo&sylprāt', kyoor'āt), [key]
— n., v., -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
—n.
  1. a member of the clergy employed to assist a rector or vicar.
  2. any ecclesiastic entrusted with the cure of souls, as a parish priest.
—v.t.
  1. to serve as curator for: to curate an art exhibition.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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