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incumbent

noun

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incumbent

adjective

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forcing one's compliance or participation by or as if by law
  • it is incumbent upon you to attend every staff meeting

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“Incumbent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incumbent. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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