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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
incumbent /in'kʌmbənt/
  • danh từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) người giữ một chức vụ
    • (tôn giáo) người giữ một thánh chức
    • tính từ
      • là phận sự của
        • it's incumbent on you to warn them: phận sự của anh ta là phải báo cho họ biết trước
      • ở phía trên, đè lên
    Concise Dictionary
    +the official who holds an office
    +lying or leaning on something else
    +necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding
    +currently holding an office

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 obligatory, necessary, required, mandatory, compulsory, binding, demanding, commanding, prescribed:
    As their father, you ought to feel it incumbent on you to talk to the children's teachers
    2 office-holding:
    The incumbent chairman is not responsible for his predecessor's mistakes.
    3 office-holder, official, occupant:
    As the incumbent, you have a better chance of being re-elected.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective
    + noun
    a person who has an official position: the present incumbent of the White House / 10 Downing Street
    + adjective
    1 [only before noun] having an official position: the incumbent president
    2 ~ upon / on sb (formal) necessary as part of sb's duties: It was incumbent on them to attend.

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