Definitions for paramountcy

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word paramountcy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paramountcy(noun)

    the state of being paramount; the highest rank or authority

Wiktionary

  1. paramountcy(Noun)

    The fact or condition of being paramount; supremacy, precedence.

  2. Origin: From paramount + -cy.

Freebase

  1. Paramountcy

    The doctrine of paramountcy is the legal principle that reconciles contradicting or conflicting laws in a federalist state. Where both the central government and the provincial or state governments have the power to create laws in relation to the same matters, the laws of one government will be given priority over the other through the doctrine.

Translation

Find a translation for the paramountcy definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these paramountcy definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"paramountcy." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 1 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/paramountcy>.

Are we missing a good definition for paramountcy?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for paramountcy: