Example sentences for: incumbent

How can you use “incumbent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Thus, each firm would have to incur the same route time costs that the incumbent currently incurs.

  • The LAT fronts the latest bad-novel twist in Monday's shooting of a Tennessee state senate incumbent: the arrest of his shady campaign opponent, Byron "Low Tax" Looper.

  • Fritz Hollings cannot hold his seat--if a powerful, intelligent, pork-barreling, 32 year incumbent, supported by the full force and bankroll of the national Democratic Party and opposed by a little-known challenger, cannot win--then the Democratic Party might as well fold and flee North.

  • Cream skimmers undercut prices charged by an incumbent that has heterogeneous costs but averaged prices.

  • In Alabama and South Carolina, the incumbent governors, Christian conservative Republicans Fob James and David Beasley, resisted efforts to start Georgia-style lotteries.


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