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curator

Pronunciation: /kjʊˈreɪtər; kjʊəˈreɪtə(r)/

Translation of curator in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Art/Arte] (of museum, art gallery) conservador, (masculine, feminine), curador, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) ; (of exhibition) comisario, (masculine, feminine), curador, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina)
    Example sentences
    • Unlike many museum exhibitions, the curators provided the information to the viewer in manageable pieces.
    • The sale had been eagerly anticipated by collectors and museum curators.
    • The noise and lights derive not from history, but from the present manipulations of Imperial War Museum curators.
    Example sentences
    • Next month, as curator of the Meltdown festival, she will play it in its entirety on stage for the first time.

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