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Definition of curate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    curate2

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    verb
    BrE BrE//kjʊəˈreɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kjʊˈreɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they curate
    BrE BrE//kjʊəˈreɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kjʊˈreɪt//
     
    he / she / it curates
    BrE BrE//kjʊəˈreɪts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kjʊˈreɪts//
     
    past simple curated
    BrE BrE//kjʊəˈreɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kjʊˈreɪtɪd//
     
    past participle curated
    BrE BrE//kjʊəˈreɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kjʊˈreɪtɪd//
     
    -ing form curating
    BrE BrE//kjʊəˈreɪtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kjʊˈreɪtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1curate something to select, organize and look after the objects or works of art in a museum or an art gallery, etc. He curated the acclaimed ‘Africa’ exhibition at the museum last year.
  2. 2curate something (especially on the Internet) to collect, select and present information or items such as pictures, video, music, etc. for people to use or enjoy, using your professional or expert knowledge I would definitely read a blog that was all curated content. A UK rock band are curating the BBC 's digital music station for a week. This is a curated collection of articles to help you choose the right technology to further your business.
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