curacy

[ kyoor-uh-see ]
/ ˈkyʊər ə si /

noun, plural cu·ra·cies.

the office or position of a curate.

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Origin of curacy

1675–85; cura(te) + -cy, modeled on pairs like primate, primacy
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British Dictionary definitions for curacy

curacy
/ (ˈkjʊərəsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

the office or position of curate
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