1. Adjective.  imposed on someone as an obligation, especially due to one's office.
  2. Adjective.  (geology) resting on something else.
  3. Adjective.  being the current holder of an office.
  4. Noun.  The current holder of an office, such as ecclesiastical benefice or a an elected office.
  5. Noun.  (business) A holder of a position as supplier to a market or market segment that allows the holder to earn above-normal profits.

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