Example sentences for: incumbent

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

  • The rule requires that once a PCS licensee and a microwave incumbent have signed an agreement with respect to relocation of the microwave license, the parties would submit the relocation agreement to an industry-supported clearinghouse.

  • PCS licensees argued that by 2005, most incumbent's equipment would be fully amortized or in need of replacement.

  • Upon first hearing that Rockefeller might run for governor of New York, the millionaire incumbent Averell Harriman dismissed it as a joke.

  • "It was Clinton's good fortune to run for re-election in a generally satisfied country," write Ramesh Ponnuru, Rich Lowry, and Kate O'Beirne in the National Review . In the words of Fred Barnes, offering an alternative explanation to Krauthammer's in the Standard : "In a period of peace and prosperity--such as now--an incumbent president is all but certain to be reelected.

  • Robert De Niro plays Conrad Brean, a jaded political consultant who is called out of retirement to rescue the incumbent.


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