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Synonyms for incumbent

Synonyms for incumbent

the official who holds an office

lying or leaning on something else

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necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility

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currently holding an office

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In Pennsylvania, another crucial swing state, we look at the re-election campaign of freshman incumbant Jason Altmire (D), who for the second consecutive election is facing off against Melissa Hart, the former Republican occupant of the seat.
Even if it is difficult to defeat a judicial incumbant, one could argue that the problem lies more with a system that allows lawyers to make contributions to the judges before whom they must appear in their legal practice.
In alternative extensions of Yosha's (1995) model, a replacement could result from coordination among incumbant and entrant (in order to avoid or propagate leakage of information).
Masry announced his candidacy at a rally with incumbant councilwoman Linda Parks.
Mr Salmond said:"Compared to last year, there is a Scottish Parliament and a new director generalwho is thought to be more open-minded on the issue than the previous incumbant therefore the reality of a new Scottish political dimension is there.
Decision Rules of Major Individual Contributors to Congress: The Importance of Incumbant Committee and Ideology' by Paul S.
But no real thought has been given to the method of selection, what he is looking for, and what made the present incumbant so good at her job.