I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of coming in ; arrival 2. income 2 — usually used in plural II. adjective Date: 1753 1. coming in ; arriving <
an incoming ship
incoming mail
2. taking a new place or position especially as part of a succession <
the incoming president
3. just starting or beginning <
the incoming year

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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