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CURATE, eccl. law. One who represents the incumbent of a church, person, or20 vicar, and takes care of the church, and performs divine service in his stead.

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Marson's strongly expressed socialist views made it difficult for him to secure a curacy.
The design prolongs arrow guidance for improved ac curacy without introducing fletching contact.
Bailey had recently suffered professional disappointment (he had hoped to take up a curacy in Lincolnshire), harsh treatment by the notoriously prickly Haydon, and the experience of being "rack'd" in love.
10] when a shoulder disarticulation patient was able to discriminate 27 classes of upper-limb function with greater than 97 percent ac curacy.
According to the memoir in Public Characters, "a curacy of fifty pounds a year.
For this application, we found a diagnostic ac curacy of 82% for our Hpx glycan marker, with a sensitivity of 60% and a specificity of 85% at a cutoff of 0.
Johnson's curacy at Boldre was under the renowned naturalist and writer William Gilpin, who is famous for his biographies, religious writings, and especially his 'new class of travels', which were vehicles for his aesthetic views on 'the picturesque'.
The proposal is designed to allay fears that have been articulated and to make due provision for all people currently in the curacy.
Do you have a documented procedure that outlines the steps necessary for determining casting dimensional ac curacy, internal soundness, hardness and microstructure verification?
With his long curacy at All Souls Church, London, and his work in the global evangelical field, Stott has devoted a lifetime to bridging the gap between the academy and ministry; all his writings bear ample witness to this interface.
His first curacy was in the parish of Brigown (Mitchelstown, County Cork), a parish of about 200 souls in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.
And he served his curacy in the Diocese of Bradford at Pudsey St Lawrence from 1981 to 1984.