incumbency

Definitions of incumbency
  1. noun
    a duty that is incumbent upon you
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    type of:
    duty, obligation, responsibility
    the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
  2. noun
    the office of an incumbent
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    type of:
    berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot
    a job in an organization
  3. noun
    the term during which some position is held
    synonyms: tenure, term of office
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    types:
    administration, presidency, presidential term
    the tenure of a president
    vice-presidency, vice-presidential term
    the tenure of a vice president
    episcopate
    the term of office of a bishop
    type of:
    term
    a limited period of time
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