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the incumbent president/priest/government etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe incumbent president/priest/government etcthe incumbent president/priest/government etc formalPGOBECthe president etc at the present time incumbent
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the incumbent president/priest/government etcEfficiency is the principle that voters ought to be able to assess the responsibility of and exercise control over the incumbent government.Labour would then benefit from the extra coverage given to the incumbent government.At the same time, as the incumbent President, he is also answerable for the state of the nation.Like Clinton 12 years later, he possessed in volume what the incumbent president, Jimmy Carter, lacked.
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