Incumbent

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Incumbent

  • (adj) Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility. “the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act”
  • (adj) (of an official or regime) currently holding office. “the incumbent President was defeated”
  • (adj) (of a company) having a sizeable share of a market. “powerful incumbent airlines”
  • (noun) the holder of an office or post. “the present incumbent will soon be retiring”
  • (noun) the holder of an ecclesiastical benefice.

Incumbent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पदस्थ, पदाधिकारी, कर्तव्य, पदधारी, पदस्थ

Incumbent origin

  • late Middle English (as a noun): from Anglo-Latin incumbensincumbent-, from Latin incumbere ‘lie or lean on’, from in- ‘upon’ + a verb related to cubare ‘lie’.

Incumbent in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Reminder to 2020 Democrats: Incumbents do not just win, they get …, Democrats have two precedents for beating Trump, but just one alternative: Scandal. Incumbent presidents are hard to beat, which is why …
  • Former skipper Ganguly says he hopes to be India’s cricket coach in …, The hunt is on for the new India coach with incumbent Ravi Shastri’s tenure coming to an end with the conclusion of the tour of the West Indies.
  • Is it time to give Rohit Sharma the reigns of the Indian T20 team?, Following India’s loss at the ODI World Cup of 2007, the then-incumbent selection committee did just that and it gave birth to perhaps India’s …
  • SEBI voices concern over related party transactions ,Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on August 3 … It was incumbent upon the managements for sticking to compliance and key …
  • Reliance Jio gains from incumbents‘ loss in rural India, says Trai report ,Analysts say this is the impact of Jio making further inroads into the hinterland as incumbent telcos continue to lose subscribers there.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Incumbent

  • incumbent -> read the word from back side as: determination(bent) to come(cum) in(in)
    office at time.
  • Those people who are bent to bring incum(income) work in office

Incumbent pronunciation


Dabble

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Dabble

  • (verb) immerse (one’s hands or feet) partially in water and move them around gently. “they dabbled their feet in the rock pools”
  • (verb) (of a duck or other waterbird) move the bill around in shallow water while feeding. “teal dabble in the shallows”
  • (verb) take part in an activity in a casual or superficial way. “he dabbled in left-wing politics”

Dabble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • ऊपरी ढंग से करना, डुबोना, ऊपरी तौर से दिलचस्पी लेना, भिगोना/सानना, इधर-उधर पानी उलीचना, छपछपाना, छिड़काना, छींटे डालना, तर करना, भिगोना

Dabble origin

  • mid 16th century: from obsolete Dutch dabbelen, or a frequentative of the verb dab1.

Dabble in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Web streaming shows dabble in bold, political themes to target youth, “The youth comprises about 50% of the population of India. That generation was possibly not watching television in the last three to four years, …
  • Horror is the new flavour of the season for Indian audiences, … Aaryan—“heroes” with large followings—have decided to dabble in horror … Ghoul, Netflix’s first original horror series from India, is among its …
  • Remembering VG Siddhartha: The entrepreneur who made coffee …, The entrepreneur who created an Indian rival to Starbucks is no more. … to dabble in stocks and started Sivan Securities, an investment and …
  • SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son might have to dabble in mid-stage deals …, SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son might have to dabble in mid-stage deals this … We should also expect more of that largess to go to India than China, …
  • Linode expands footprint in India with launch of data centre facility in …, India is set to bear witness to rapid growth rates in its data centre …. two data centre facilities it plans to dabble in, amid reporting revenues of …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dabble

  • dabble…sounds like table…and if you see someone putting up their legs on the TABLE in the office, YOU GET the feeling that the person is not serious about his image at work.
  • sounds like “double”, a person who always has double thoughts is not serious

Dabble pronunciation


Dissent

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Dissent

  • (noun) the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held. “there was no dissent from this view”
  • (noun) refusal to accept the doctrines of an established or orthodox Church; nonconformity. “rural communities with a long tradition of Dissent”
  • (noun) (in sport) the offence of expressing disagreement with the referee’s decision. “he was sent off for dissent”
  • (noun) a statement by a judge giving reasons as to why he or she disagrees with a decision made by the other judges in a court case. “he wasted no time in cranking out nine majority opinions, as well as three dissents”
  • (verb) hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held. “two members dissented from the majority”
  • (verb) disagree with the doctrine of an established or orthodox Church.

Dissent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मतभेद होना, असहमत होना, असहमति, मतभेद, अस्वीकार, अस्वीकृति, विमति, विसम्मति, अन्यथा विचारना, असम्मति, एतराज़ करना, नाइत्तिफ़ाक़ी, मतभेद, मतभेद करना, विचार-विभिन्नता, विरोध करना

Dissent origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin dissentire ‘differ in sentiment’.

Dissent in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • In Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict, US, China may go with Pakistan and …, With judges from India and Pakistan part of the 16-judge bench at the … judgment with US and China likely to Dissent along with Pakistan.
  • Threat to speech: Law ‘designed to suppress the liberty of the citizen …, An open environment where Dissent is not crushed, only makes for a stronger … The critics claimed our aim was “tarnishing India’s international …
  • Amid rise in lynching cases, 49 celebrities write to PM Modi; say …, … 49 celebrities write to PM Modi; say ‘Dissent makes India stronger’ … is sacred to many in the majority community of India… put a stop to the …
  • Indian Celebrities Protest Attacks on Dissent , Minorities, NEW DELHI — Dozens of Indian celebrities have asked Prime Minister … by Hindu hard-liners and intolerance against Dissent in the country.
  • Assembly is a place to Dissent : Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan, He said that President of India should take the initiative to reach a consensus among all political parties to prevent defectionsKerala Media …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dissent

  • dis+assent=> opposite of agreement=>to refute
  • dissent..i dont agree with this(dis) sent(scent-perfume)..i hate it..disagreement

Dissent pronunciation


Contrary

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Contrary

  • (adj) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. “he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal”
  • (adj) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another.
    “his mother had given him contrary messages”
  • (adj) (of a wind) blowing in the opposite direction to one’s course; unfavourable.
  • (adj) (of two propositions) so related that one or neither but not both must be true.
  • (adj) perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. “she is sulky and contrary where her work is concerned”
  • (noun) the opposite. “an Act applies only to the United Kingdom unless the contrary is expressed”
  • (noun) a contrary proposition.

Contrary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विपरीत, प्रतिकूल, विरुद्ध, उलटा, ज़िद्दी, विरोध

Contrary origin

  • Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French contrarie, from Latin contrarius, from contra ‘against’.

Contrary in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Virat Kohli Eager To “Move On” From India’s World Cup 2019 …, The Indian team could not train ahead of the first T20I due to rain but that didn’t dampen Virat Kohli’s mood at all. On the contrary, the Indian …
  • Donald Trump irks India, offers to mediate in Kashmir row again, The secretary reaffirmed the positive trajectory of the US-India … It also seemed contrary to the US’s position that New Delhi is being seen as its …
  • View: J&K’s ‘outsiders’ invasion’ bogey, This free and fearless movement and settlement of Kashmiri people across India is not a complaint. On the contrary, it strengthens India as an …
  • India skids on GDP runway, Contrary to the build-up, India has slipped two ranks in the World Bank’s GDP pecking order in 2018, and is now the seventh largest economy …
  • Contrary To Previous Reports Tata Hexa To Continue Post BS6 …, The Indian auto industry is on the verge of a major upgradation which will require all the vehicles sold in India to comply with the BS6 norms …

Contrary pronunciation


Deterrent

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Deterrent

  • (noun) a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something. “cameras are a major deterrent to crime”
  • (noun)  a nuclear weapon or weapons system regarded as deterring an enemy from attack. “Britain’s nuclear deterrent”
  • (adj) able or intended to deter. “the deterrent effect of heavy prison sentences”

Deterrent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • डराकर रोकने वाला, निवारक

Deterrent origin

  • early 19th century: from Latin deterrent- ‘deterring’, from the verb deterrere (see deter).

Deterrent in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Trust continues to be deterrent in smaller markets: 1-India Family Mart …, A bulk of your business comes from tier-II, III and IV cities, but of late consumer demand across categories has been sluggish in the country.
  • Arun Jaitley: Talaq law will have a strong deterrent effect, Saying that the concept of social security did not exist in India, he said divorced women risked being reduced to destitution. “In a divorce …
  • Bengaluru ranks a poor 81 among global education hubs—and that’s …, Indian cities are among the least desirable destinations for international … The high cost of living in cities like Mumbai was also a deterrent.
  • Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019: 7 key points, The government’s view is that the steep fines will act as a deterrent for … a Motor Vehicle Accident Fund that insures all road users in India.
  • Indian fans can book NBA pre-match tickets on BookMyShow, New Delhi: Come 4 and 5 October and Indian basketball fans will be in … which is a big deterrent to further popularize the game in India,” said …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Deterrent

  • DETER + RENT. A high rent IS ALWAYS A discouraging factor FOR TENANTS.
  • FOCUS ON rent OF DETERRENT. rent IS ALWAYS A HINDRANCE AND IS DISCOURAGING FOR TENANTS.

Deterrent pronunciation