incumbent

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈkʌmbənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪnˈkʌmbənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(in kumbənt)

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incumbent

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. the incumbent president was [defeated, reelected]
  2. incumbent [officials, operators, senators]
  3. incumbent on the [government, authorities] to act
  4. is incumbent on all [Americans, citizens, members]
  5. it is incumbent on all of us to
n
  1. the incumbent will be [speaking, appearing]
  2. the presidential incumbent (of the White House)
  3. the [last, present, previous] incumbent
  4. the incumbent's [record, performance] in office
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