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CONSERVATOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conservator mean? 

CONSERVATOR (noun)
  The noun CONSERVATOR has 2 senses:

1. the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
2. someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person

  Familiarity information: CONSERVATOR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSERVATOR (noun)


Sense 1conservator [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

conservator; curator

Hypernyms ("conservator" is a kind of...):

custodian; keeper; steward (one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals)


Sense 2conservator [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("conservator" is a kind of...):

fiduciary (a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary)


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