Incumbent

The incumbent, in politics, is the existing holder of a political office. This term is usually used in reference to elections, in which races can often be defined as being between an incumbent and non-incumbent(s). For example, in the 2012 United States presidential election, Barack Obama was the incumbent, because he had been the president in the...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incumbent

incumbent

[adj] - (geology) lying or leaning on something else 2. [adj] - currently holding an office 3. [n] - the official who holds an office
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=incumbent

Incumbent

• (n.) A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any office. • (a.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird. • (a.) Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon. • (a.) Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; super...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/incumbent/

incumbent

adjective necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding; `it is incumbent on them to pay their own debts`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=incumbent

Incumbent

[ecclesiastical] In English ecclesiastical law, the term incumbent refers to the holder of a Church of England parochial charge or benefice. The term benefice originally denoted a grant of land for life in return for services. In church law, the duties were spiritual (`spiritualities`) and some form of assets to generate revenue (the `tempo...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incumbent_(ecclesiastical)

Incumbent

InĀ·cum'bent adjective [ Latin incumbens , -entis , present participle of incumbere to lie down upon, press upon; prefix in- in, on + cumbere (in comp.); akin to cubare to lie down. See Incubate .] 1. Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; supe...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/I/39

Incumbent

a term referring to seeds in which the embronic root is wrapped around and lies adjacent to the back of one of the two cotylodons (compare accumbent)
Found on http://www.calflora.net/botanicalnames/botanicalterms.html

Incumbent

at level of other toes (hallux)
Found on http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/slater-museum/biodiv

Incumbent

Holder of a Benefice, chairman of the vestry.
Found on http://www.mdlp.co.uk/genweb/glossary.htm

incumbent

incumbent 1. Someone who is currently holding an official position; especially, in a church or political organization. 2. Something which is necessary as a result of a duty, responsibility, or obligation: 'It is incumbent upon us to observe the responsibilities or our assigned duties.' 3. Archaic or very early usage: resting, lying, leaning, or p...
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/582/2

Incumbent

lying upon a surface
Found on http://orchidfetish.com/glossary.html

Incumbent

lying upon a surface,
Found on http://www.orchidspecies.com/glossary.htm

incumbent

Of the orientation of an embryo, with the cotyledons lying face to face and folded downwards beside the radicle, of anthers, lying against the inner face of the filament. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

incumbent

Said of an anther which bends forwards during the development of the flower.
Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/orchidkey/html/glossary.html

Incumbent

The cleric in charge of a church. May be called Rector, Vicar, or Priest-in-Charge.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20941

Incumbent

The cleric in charge of a church. May be called Rector, Vicar, or Priest-in-Charge.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22200

incumbent

the official who holds an office
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/151263
No exact match found

No ads on this page...