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1incumbent/ɪnˈkʌmbənt/noun
pluralincumbents
1incumbent
/ɪnˈkʌmbənt/
noun
pluralincumbents
Learner's definition of INCUMBENT  
[count]
: a person who holds a particular office or position
2incumbent/ɪnˈkʌmbənt/adjective
2incumbent
/ɪnˈkʌmbənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of INCUMBENT  
always used before a nounformal
: holding an office or position

incumbent on

formalorincumbent upon
: necessary as a duty for (someone)
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