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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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And I think it's incumbent upon me even as a citizen to try and allay certain fears, put it in the proper perspective.
We believe it is incumbent upon all sectors of the population and industry not just freight operators to change their behaviours.
In the light of recent revelations from Gujarat in the case of Ishrat Jahan, we believe it is only appropriate, ethical, and legally incumbent upon the UPA government to re- open the Batla House encounter case.
I believe it is incumbent upon each of us to make significant changes in our lives to help ensure that we have a healthy planet to pass on to future generations.
Since he loved his fans in life, it is incumbent upon us to treat them with the same reverence and respect after his death.
He said: "If Mr Hewlett is to be eliminated from the Madeleine investigation it is incumbent upon him to speak to the former detectives helping Kate and Gerry.
The credit union believes that its success is incumbent upon their long-term employees and their dedication to the credit union and the members that serve in the community.
We have been the keepers of our history for over a century and found it incumbent upon us to dedicate our resources to reflecting this defining moment in the lives of African Americans and our nation," Robert Bogle, president and CEO, said in a statement.
Let me make one thing very clear: I am not seeking to sideswipe Dodge here, but I feel it is incumbent upon me to provide a cautionary public service to those looking to join the E85 revolution: Triple check to make sure you're vehicle can take the fuel.
It is incumbent upon this group to realize that the limited resources and infrastructure that serve the city and the world are significantly distressed and that the gap between demand and capacity will only widen as development moves forward.
It is surely incumbent upon any British government to teach British schoolchildren about our heritage.
With policy changes that regulate kinship care and limit reunification timelines, it is incumbent upon child welfare workers and other social workers to gain a better understanding of this disproportionately affected population.
You'll Never Walk Alone and the Fields of Anfield Road, I was filled with indignation and felt it incumbent upon me to point out that these songs had been plagiarised for years by "reputable" stage and film companies.
That's why it's incumbent upon the community to continue to push its interests to an often uninterested city at large.
I do feel that it is incumbent upon black Christians to examine whether our voting choices are in keeping with the message of our Lord and Savior who reached out to the poor and outcasts of society.