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incumbent

adjective
 
 
/ɪnˈkʌmbənt/
be incumbent on/upon sb to do sth formal to be someone's duty or responsibility to do somethingEssential or necessary
[always before noun] holding an official job, especially a political one: the incumbent presidentJobs, careers and professionsWorking
Translations of “incumbent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 現任的, 在職的…
in Russian занимающий пост, действующий…
in Turkish ...ın/in üzerine düşen, zorunlu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 现任的, 在职的…
in Polish (obecnie) urzędujący…
(Definition of incumbent adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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