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in·cum·ben·cy

 (ĭn-kŭm′bən-sē)
n. pl. in·cum·ben·cies
1. The quality or condition of being incumbent.
2. Something incumbent; an obligation.
3.
a. The holding of an office or ecclesiastical benefice.
b. The term of an office or benefice.

incumbency

(ɪnˈkʌmbənsɪ)
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.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
vice-presidency, vice-presidential term - the tenure of a vice president
episcopate - the term of office of a bishop
2.incumbency - a duty that is incumbent upon you
duty, obligation, responsibility - the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
3.incumbency - the office of an incumbent
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"

incumbency

noun
The holding of something, such as a position:
Translations

incumbency

[ɪnˈkʌmbənsɪ] N (frm)
1. (= being in office) → ocupación f del cargo
the benefits of incumbencylos beneficios de ocupar el cargo
2. (Rel) → beneficio m

incumbency

n
(Eccl) → Pfründe f
(form: = tenure of office) → Amtszeit f
(form, = obligation) → Obliegenheit f (form), → Verpflichtung f

incumbency

[ɪnˈkʌmbnsɪ] n (tenure) → incarico
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Under the previous policy the TMOs were entitled to retaining lien on their previous slots and after the completion of mandatory training in teaching level hospitals as eligibility criteria for appearing in the examinations for different specialist cadres they used to resume duty as medical officers at the places of their previous incumbencies. The new policy has put the fate of 400 TMOs in the hanging balance.
The list reportedly contains a list of paintings acquired by the Marcos spouse "during their incumbencies as public officers." However, the Marcoses now argue that it was irrelevant since the list did not even indicate the date when the paintings were allegedly acquired.
Curacies were served at Christ Church Walker, and St.Wilfrid, Newbiggin Hall, before incumbencies at Warkworth and Acklington, Hatlwhistle and Greenhead, and finally St.Augustin, North Shields, from where ill health forced early retirement in 2000.