: the quality or state of being incumbent
: the sphere of action or period of office of an incumbent
Examples of INCUMBENCY
- Hundreds of new jobs were created during her incumbency.
- the advantages of incumbency during an election
- a politician seeking to keep his incumbency
First Known Use of INCUMBENCY
Related to INCUMBENCY
- burden, charge, commitment, devoir, do [archaic], duty, imperative, obligation, need, office, responsibility
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