incumbency(redirected from incumbencies)
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n. pl. in·cum·ben·cies
1. The quality or condition of being incumbent.
2. Something incumbent; an obligation.
a. The holding of an office or ecclesiastical benefice.
b. The term of an office or benefice.
n, pl -cies
1. the state or quality of being incumbent
2. the office, duty, or tenure of an incumbent
in•cum•ben•cy(ɪnˈkʌm bən si)
n., pl. -cies.
1. the quality or state of being incumbent.
2. the position or term of an incumbent.
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|Noun||1.||incumbency - the term during which some position is held|
term - a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
presidency, presidential term, administration - the tenure of a president; "things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration"
episcopate - the term of office of a bishop
|2.||incumbency - a duty that is incumbent upon you|
|3.||incumbency - the office of an incumbent|