Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun incumbency

3 senses of incumbency

Sense 1
tenure, term of office, 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")

Sense 2
incumbency -- (a duty that is incumbent upon you)
       => duty, responsibility, obligation -- (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)

Sense 3
incumbency -- (the office of an incumbent)
       => position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation -- (a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")

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