Example sentences for: incumbent

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

  • 27--Depending on which high-minded pundit you listen to, you know that the Senate race between incumbent Republican Al D'Amato and Rep.

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

  • It is incumbent on the House to recognise that an impeachment trial should be a way of protecting the office of president, not punishing the man."

  • In the post-Sputnik age, Sun Ra argued, it was incumbent upon black musicians to master electronic instruments, notably the Moog synthesizer.

  • In Bob Roberts , the voice of decency is the worthy old WASP incumbent, played by Gore Vidal, who declares that politics is about reality, not illusion.


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