noun (plural -cies) Date: 1682 the office or term of office of a curate

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  • Curacy — Cu ra*cy (k? r? s?), n.; pl. {Curacies} ( s?z). [See {Cure}, {Curate}.] The office or employment of a curate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curacy — ► NOUN (pl. curacies) ▪ the office of a curate …   English terms dictionary

  • curacy — [kyoor′ə sē] n. pl. curacies the position, office, or work of a curate …   English World dictionary

  • curacy — noun (C) the job or position of curate or the period of time that someone has this position: My first curacy was in St Luke s …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • curacy — See perpetual curacy …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • curacy — /kyoor euh see/, n., pl. curacies. the office or position of a curate. [1675 85; CURA(TE) + CY, modeled on pairs like primate, primacy] * * * …   Universalium

  • curacy — noun a) The office or position of a curate b) The benefice of a perpetual curate …   Wiktionary

  • curacy — Synonyms and related words: abbacy, advowson, archbishopric, archdeaconry, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, benefice, bishopdom, bishopric, canonicate, canonry, cardinalship, care of souls, chaplaincy, chaplainship, charge, cure, deaconry,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • curacy — cu|ra|cy [ˈkjuərəsi US ˈkjur ] n plural curacies the job or position of a curate, or the period of time that someone has this position …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • curacy — cu·ra·cy || kjÊŠÉ™rÉ™sɪ n. position of a curate (clergyman) …   English contemporary dictionary

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