Definition of curacy in English:


Line breaks: cur¦acy
Pronunciation: /ˈkjʊərəsi

noun (plural curacies)

  • The office of a curate, or the tenure of this: he served his curacy in Northampton
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    • And unlike Herbert his ministry was a long one: curacies in Chirk and Hanmer.
    • He did however spend two years in study at Oxford in Magdalen College and had the prospect of a curacy in Buckinghamshire.
    • That of 7 June 1789 may be the first Malthus delivered as ordained deacon licensed to the curacy of Okewood Chapel; the second was read shortly thereafter.

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