incumbent on/upon

idiom

Definition of incumbent on/upon

formal
: necessary as a duty for (someone) It is incumbent on us to help. It is incumbent upon all employees to participate.

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“Incumbent on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incumbent%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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