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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] conservator (one who conserves), agent noun from conservo (I preserve).

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  1. One who conserves, preserves or protects something.
  2. (law) A person appointed by a court to manage the affairs of another; similar to a guardian but with some powers of a trustee.
  3. (Roman Catholicism) A judge delegated by the pope to defend certain privileged classes of persons from manifest or notorious injury or violence, without recourse to a judicial process.
  4. A professional who works on the conservation and restoration of objects, particularly artistic objects.

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