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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkʌmbənt/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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 [Admin] [Politics/Política] [Religion/Religión] (before noun/delante del nombre) [chairman] en ejercicio the incumbent priest el titular del beneficio (eclesiástico)
    Example sentences
    • 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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incumbent2

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (officeholder) titular (masculine and feminine) del cargo
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    Example sentences
    • 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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