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— as in: the incumbent governor
She had to defeat an
governor to win.
the person who currently holds an official position
— as in: incumbent upon her to
upon her to clean up the mess she created.
necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility
Much more rarely (and generally archaically) "incumbent" can also mean resting, leaning, or bent downward; e.g.:
figures, gracefully leaning upon it.
To move the
toe of a bird.
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