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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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He looked at me with some severity, and turning again to my mother, repeated, - 'I thought it incumbent upon me
I dare say you have seen enough of Edward to know that he would prefer the church to every other profession; now my plan is that he should take orders as soon as he can, and then through your interest, which I am sure you would be kind enough to use out of friendship for him, and I hope out of some regard to me, your brother might be persuaded to give him Norland living; which I understand is a very good one, and the present incumbent not likely to live a great while.
It clearly being incumbent on some one to say, "Much better," Mr.
Should we be able to preserve it against the incumbent weight of Connecticut on the one side, and the co-operating pressure of New Jersey on the other?
From it are deduced not only the hues but the forms of all objects incumbent.
Incumbent Nancy Starr is not running for re-election);
Eleven of the 19 state attorney offices in Florida will have contested races this fall, even though in eight of those cases the incumbent is seeking reelection.
Incumbent Democrat Floyd Prozanski was leading challenger Marilyn Kittleman, 56 percent to 44 percent in the Senate District 4, which represents parts of Eugene.
ISLAMABAD, September 01, 2009 (Frontier Star): Senior Vice-President PML-N Makhdoom Javed Hashmi has underlined that PML-N partially considered itself ally of the incumbent regime, but the incumbents have provided nothing tangible during its One and half year tenure.
ISLAMABAD, September 01, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Senior Vice-President PML-N Makhdoom Javed Hashmi has underlined that PML-N partially considered itself ally of the incumbent regime, but the incumbents have provided nothing tangible during its One and half year tenure.
The "keys" are 13 falsifiable conditions that favor reelection of the incumbent party.
In Newhall, incumbent Lynne Plambeck was ahead in a three-way race for two open seats.
After winning the August primary in her heavily Democratic district, Jolie Justus is all but assured to become Missouri's first openly lesbian state senator this November, joining Jeanette Mott Oxford, a lesbian incumbent Missouri house member, who also won her primary.
The Anglican Church of Canada has its first bishop of Asian descent--Canon Patrick Yu, the Hong Kong-born incumbent of St.
Elections that feature a sitting president tend to be referendums on the incumbent--and in recent elections, the incumbent has either won or lost by large electoral margins.