Meaning incumbent
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a person who is currently in office.
Source: charmeck.org

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The current holder of a seat in the legislature or of an office of authority.
Source: democracy.org.au

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1560s, in relation to duties or obligations, from Medieval Latin incumbentem (nominative incumbens), present participle of incumbere (see incumbent (n.)). The literal, physical sense "lying or re [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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early 15c., "person holding a church position," from Medieval Latin incumbentem (nominative incumbens) "holder of a church position," noun use of present participle of incumbere &q [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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Holding an indicated position, role, office, etc., currently.
Source: erieri.com

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A person who is currently in office.
Source: sos.state.tx.us

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An individual currently holding a position is the incumbent. Historically, incumbents have enjoyed a better-than-average chance of being re-elected.
Source: iipdigital.usembassy.gov

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The person presently holding a particular political office. Generally, an incumbent seeking re-election has a better chance of winning than those challenging the incumbent.
Source: ussc.edu.au

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The rightful holder of a benefice.    (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272-1461, 363)
Source: netserf.org

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Current holder of a public office.
Source: kids.clerk.house.gov

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The cleric in charge of a church. May be called Rector, Vicar, or Priest-in-Charge.
Source: norwich-churches.org

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Imposed on someone as an obligation, especially due to one's office. ''Proper behavior is incumbent on all holders of positions of trust.'' * Sprat *: All men, truly zealous, will perform those [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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A current office-holder.
Source: auburn.edu

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person currently holding an office or position.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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A current officeholder.
Source: scholastic.com

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A person now holding an office.
Source: votesmart.org

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A current holder of an office.
Source: politi-geek.com

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 Person holding an elected office. Usually refers to an elected official running for re-election.
Source: cmdi.com

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resting or lying upon.
Source: plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

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at level of other toes (hallux)
Source: pugetsound.edu


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