Definitions for paramountˈpær əˌmaʊnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating(adj)

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"


  1. paramount(Adjective)

    Supreme; highest.

    Getting those credit cards paid off is paramount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paramount(adj)

    having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; preeminent; as, a paramount duty

  2. Paramount(noun)

    the highest or chief


  1. Paramount

    Paramount is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. According to the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 54,098 down from 55,266 at the 2000 census. Paramount is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area; and is bordered by Compton and Lynwood to the west, South Gate and Downey to the north, Bellflower to the east and south, and Long Beach to the south.

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  1. Robert Danin:

    Clearly domestic politics are paramount.

  2. Chris Hillman:

    The safety and security of our residents is paramount for the city of Irving.

  3. Ronda Rousey:

    Can't wait to work with Paramount, the talented Mark Bomback and Mary Parent!

  4. Kelly Burdick:

    Correcting the causal factors in the Jan. 8, 2014 MH mishap is paramount to the CH/MH-53 community.

  5. Pranab Mukherjee:

    My government attaches paramount importance to safeguard the interest of farmers and families affected by land acquisition.

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