curatorship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n curatorship the position of curator
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Curatorship The office of a curator.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n curatorship The office of a curator.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Curatorship the office of a curator
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. curator, an overseer—curāre, to cure.

Usage

In literature:

The Curatorship seems to have been anything but a sinecure.
"The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll" by Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
On the first of the following month Dr. Wyman began his curatorship.
"Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885" by Various
Donner was the first full-time employee paid by the Smithsonian Institution for the curatorship of this Division.
"History of the Division of Medical Sciences" by Sami Khalaf Hamarneh
Persons who are under guardianship or curatorship require the consent of their guardian or curator.
"Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World" by Hyacinthe Ringrose
Many of these curatorships were instituted by Augustus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
The new Section was included in the Department of Arts and Industries, then under the curatorship of Assistant Director G. Brown Goode.
"Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240" by Anonymous
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In news:

MCA Chicago Receives $2 Million to Endow Curatorship.
Mural Curatorship Gets Crazy on Gideon's Wall.
Hunt has been tagged by the New Yorker as 'legendary' for his curatorship and 40-years of gathering photographs.
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