Definitions

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  • n. The rank or period of being a curator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office of a curator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of a curator.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the position of curator

Etymologies

curator +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The report calls for "curatorship" to keep remaining weapons in their current condition pending total elimination, and for cutting the nuclear weapons complex from eight sites to three.

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  • In the last year of his Wigmore Hall curatorship, American piano star Mehldau shares the stage with California-born mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile – a bluegrass star who has also been known to rework Bach and Charlie Parker.

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  • Mr. Levine's sensitive curatorship is well illustrated by the panoptic sweep of temperament that has flourished under his baton: from the turbulence of Kathleen Battle, Catherine Malfitano and Samuel Ramey to the bankable serenity of Renée Fleming, Thomas Hampson and James Morris.

    The Met's Rock of Ages

  • Jackson - "The monk is just someone who's sort of taken up a curatorship."

    Stargate SG-1 Watchathon - 'Maternal Instinct' (S02E20)

  • Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art under the curatorship of Kevin B. Tucker, who edited and contributed to the sumptuous catalog (published by Dallas Museum in association with Yale University Press), this is a handsome show, comprehensive without being overwhelming.

    Four-Square Reformer

  • Now all this stewardship and curatorship of the repertoire has come at a price.

    Brian Dickie: What are we here for?

  • He also enrolled in a one-year certification course for art curatorship at Hong Kong Art School.

    From Engineer to Photographer

  • But purely Web-based applications have advantages of their own, such as not being subject to Apple's sometimes-inscrutable curatorship of the App Store.

    No, Wired, the Web is not 'dead'

  • The show has been organized in collaboration with the Canadian Center for Architecture, under the curatorship of Anthony Vidler, dean and professor of architecture of the School of Architecture at the Cooper Union in New York, who has written a scholarly and insightful book on Stirling based on his study of the archives that also serves as the exhibition catalog.

    Postmodernism

  • Worthwhile applications can and do get blocked from the iPhone by Apple's curatorship of the App Store; useful Android features have been deleted or replaced by short-sighted wireless carriers.

    What to consider before buying technology this holiday season

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