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Correct spelling:
incumbent
Definition:
Lying on; resting on, as a duty.
One who holds a benefice or office.
Synonyms:
inhabitant (noun)
population, inhabitant, lodger, resident, citizen, tenant, occupant, dweller, populace, native, inmate, denizen, aboriginal.
Other synonyms:
current, officeholder, superjacent.
Examples of usage:
  1. Here a certain Father was the incumbent. O'Dwyer - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. It is incumbent upon all communities to have dairy cows examined and tested with tuberculin. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. Among the points with which it was most incumbent upon me to deal was that of vegetable intelligence. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
Common misspellings:
  1. incumbant (59%)
  2. encumbant (10%)
  3. encumbent (6%)
  4. incubent (4%)
  5. incombent (4%)
  6. incubment (4%)
  7. incombant (3%)
  8. imcumbant (2%)
  9. incumbment (2%)
  10. incument (2%)
  11. imcumbent (1%)
  12. incumbert (1%)
  13. encombent (1%)
  14. ecumbent (1%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.


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