There are 2 translations of incumbent in Spanish:

incumbent1

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkʌmbənt/

adj

  • 1 (obligatory) [formal] to be incumbent on oupon sb incumbirle a algn they felt it incumbent on them to support this cause sintieron que les correspondía or que debían apoyar esta causa
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    • The former is a duty incumbent upon all Muslims, the latter a duty incumbent upon the ‘Islamic state’.
    • It's incumbent upon everybody to take responsibility about what is happening in our country.
    • The acquisition of knowledge is a duty incumbent on every Muslim, male and female.
  • 2 [Administration/Administración] [Politics/Política] [Religion/Religión] (before noun/delante del nombre) [chairman] en ejercicio the incumbent priest el titular del beneficio (eclesiástico)
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    • A change in anyone's government gets far more attention than an election that returns the incumbent government to office.
    • The GNP is standing at the crossroads, facing a road to a permanent opposition party or being reborn as the main pillar to support national politics as the alternative force of the incumbent regime.
    • Instead of highlighting the brutality sustaining the incumbent regimes in power, these analysts blame the victims.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.

There are 2 translations of incumbent in Spanish:

incumbent2

n

  • 1.1 (officeholder) titular (masculine and feminine) del cargo
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    • Voters may look back on an incumbent's performance in office, and cast a retrospective vote, or may compare what the candidates promise to do if elected to office, and vote prospectively.
    • In terms of incumbents losing office in Australia, this is the lowest vote that we've ever heard of in any public election for anything.
    • One is, we're asking incumbents to vote to change a system that keeps incumbents in office.
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] titular (masculine and feminine) del beneficio (eclesiástico)
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    • The monk or nun incumbents will probably engage in daily devotions and practices, as well as giving teachings, blessings and ceremonies for the laity.
    • A provost is the head of the cathedral chapter in a number of the Church of England's more recently created dioceses in which the cathedral is also a parish church and the provost is the incumbent.
    • He visited the eclectic congregation systematically and, with the support of the incumbent, initiated weekly Bible studies, men's meetings and other teaching activities.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.