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incumbrance

[in-kuhm-bruh ns]
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noun
  1. encumbrance.
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Related Words for incumbrance

claim, right, encumbrance, mortgage, charge, incumbrance, hypothecation

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Historical Examples of incumbrance

  • I also saw that I was an incumbrance in the mind of the elder, too.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • They are an expense to the country, and an incumbrance to the army.

  • Madeleine cannot be an incumbrance, for who is so useful in your household as she?

    Fairy Fingers

    Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie

  • Such an incumbrance would have been troublesome to them, travelling, as they were, afoot.

  • Their debts are now paid, and their farms free from all incumbrance.

    Select Temperance Tracts

    American Tract Society


Word Origin and History for incumbrance

n.

see encumbrance.

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