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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Incumbent (0.00894 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: incumbent incumbent adj 1: lying or leaning on something else; “an incumbent geological formation” 2: currently holding an office; “the incumbent governor” n : the official who holds an office [syn: officeholder]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Incumbent Incumbent \In*cum"bent\, a. [L. incumbens, -entis, p. pr. of incumbere to lie down upon, press upon; pref. in- in, on + cumbere (in comp.); akin to cubare to lie down. See Incubate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed; superincumbent. [1913 Webster] Two incumbent figures, gracefully leaning upon it. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] To move the incumbent load they try. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon. [1913 Webster] All men, truly zealous, will perform those good works that are incumbent on all Christians. --Sprat. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) Leaning or resting; -- said of anthers when lying on the inner side of the filament, or of cotyledons when the radicle lies against the back of one of them. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird. [1913 Webster] Incumbent \In*cum"bent\, n. A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any office. [1913 Webster] The incumbent lieth at the mercy of his patron. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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