Definition of curate-in-charge in English:

curate-in-charge

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noun

Another term for priest-in-charge.
More example sentences
  • St John's first vicar in 1907 was the Rev R J Roberts who had already served as curate-in-charge for some years.
  • John Archibald Williams, L.Th., of Durham University, has been curate-in-charge since 1897.
  • He settled as curate-in-charge in Olney, where he penned the hymn Amazing Grace.

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