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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.
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. incument (2%)
  10. incumbment (2%)
  11. encombent (1%)
  12. ecumbent (1%)
  13. imcumbent (1%)
  14. incumbert (1%)
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.
    - O'Dwyer - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully. - "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.
    - O'Dwyer - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
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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