incumbency

[ in-kuhm-buh n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF incumbency
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Until the day of that incident his incumbency was in no way unusual.

The annals of his incumbency were doubtless short and simple: they have not survived.

I have saved this money during my twenty years of incumbency.

But, nevertheless, this incumbency of Hogglestock was his all in the world.

He had got the offer of an incumbency not very far from Park-Lane.

There was one feature of his incumbency which I must not forget, I mean his church catechising.

Mr. Beardsell was translated to the incumbency of All Saints', and he still holds it.

But the latter part of his incumbency was not peaceful and William Bush, and others of the church withdrew.

In 1841 there served one Mr. Moore, who was reappointed, and in 1842 Edward Waters began an incumbency of two years.

Notwithstanding the poverty of his parish, Mr. Isaacs raised as much as 25,000 for various objects during his incumbency.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from incumbent + -cy.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INCUMBENCY

administration

nounperiod during which a particular human group is in power
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