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  • adj.obligatory
  • nounofficeholder

synonyms for incumbent

  • binding
  • necessary
  • compelling
  • urgent
  • occupant
  • official
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    A couple of years ago, Aurora's plan was to supply self-driving software and sensors to automaking incumbents.
    TOYOTA PARTNERS WITH STARTUP AURORA TO DEVELOP SELF-DRIVING TAXISTIMOTHY B. LEEFEBRUARY 9, 2021ARS TECHNICA
    “It’s incumbent on the Justice Department, if it wants to restore that confidence, to act quickly” to hold the most violent Capitol rioters accountable, he added.
    THE FEDS SAY HE’S AN EXTREMIST LEADER WHO DIRECTED RIOTERS. HE ALSO HAD TOP-SECRET CLEARANCE AND WORKED FOR THE FBI, ATTORNEY SAYS.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    In 2020, Republicans lost the majority but held their open seats, instead losing several incumbents.
    REPUBLICAN SEN. RICHARD C. SHELBY ANNOUNCES HE WILL RETIRE IN 2022COLBY ITKOWITZ, ERICA WERNERFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    “Given the reports and the seriousness that some of those reports brought to bear, I believe that it's incumbent upon us in the Legislature to review our taxing methods for harvested timber,” Witt said.
    “WE HAVE COUNTIES IN DEEP TROUBLE”: OREGON LAWMAKERS SEEK TO REVERSE TIMBER TAX CUTS THAT COST COMMUNITIES BILLIONSBY ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE, AND TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTINGFEBRUARY 5, 2021PROPUBLICA
    The United States, an important military ally, is said to be considering censuring the supposed victor, incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, over allegations of violence and election fraud.
    MYANMAR: HOW REPRESSIVE REGIMES QUASH DISSENT WITH INTERNET SHUTDOWNSROBERT HACKETTFEBRUARY 2, 2021FORTUNE
    Most of the new ERPs are just doing the same as the incumbents but in the cloud.
    HOLDED, AN ‘ERP FOR SMALL BUSINESSES’, RAISED €15M FROM ELAIA, LAKESTAR, NAUTA AND SEEDROCKETMIKE BUTCHERFEBRUARY 2, 2021TECHCRUNCH
    Krishnamoorthi also enjoys the benefits of being a two-term incumbent with an established base of support, while newcomer Kulkarni had to build up a coalition to win his race.
    MANY SOUTH ASIAN AMERICANS TAP INTO THEIR COMMUNITY TO KICK-START THEIR POLITICAL CAREERSDHRUMIL MEHTA (DHRUMIL.MEHTA@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 28, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    The partnership is also striking because Beyond and Impossible are increasingly cross-pressured by incumbent food companies.
    BEYOND MEAT AND PEPSI ARE TEAMING UP TO MAKE PLANT-BASED SNACKS AND DRINKSDYLAN MATTHEWSJANUARY 27, 2021VOX
    Going into the 2020 Senate race cycle, many national Democrats thought they’d have more luck beating Republican incumbents in states like Maine, North Carolina, or even Montana — all of which they lost.
    GEORGIA WENT BLUE. CAN DEMOCRATS MAKE IT HAPPEN ELSEWHERE?ELLA NILSENJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
    Given that the GOP still controls much more of the redistricting process ahead and that midterms are usually bad for an incumbent president’s party, McCarthy’s path to the speakership is again evident.
    KEVIN MCCARTHY’S RUDDERLESS GOP LEADERSHIPAARON BLAKEJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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    WORDS RELATED TO INCUMBENT

    • aborigine
    • addressee
    • autochthon
    • boarder
    • citizen
    • colonist
    • denizen
    • dweller
    • householder
    • incumbent
    • indweller
    • inmate
    • lessee
    • lodger
    • native
    • neighbor
    • occupant
    • occupier
    • renter
    • resider
    • roomer
    • settler
    • squatter
    • suburbanite
    • tenant
    • urbanite
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