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ˈpær əˌmaʊntPara·mount

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderatingadjective

    having superior power and influence

    "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"


  1. paramountadjective

    Supreme; highest.

    Getting those credit cards paid off is paramount.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paramountadjective

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

  2. Paramountnoun

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paramount

    par′a-mownt, adj. superior to all others: chief: of the highest order or importance—opp. to Paravail.—n. the chief: a superior.—adv. Par′amountly. [O. Fr. par amont, par—L. prep. per; cf. Amount.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. paramount

    The highest in rank or order; the chief.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Paramount in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Paramount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Paramount in a Sentence

  1. Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    His works are an everlasting appeal to later born generations that the freedom and dignity of the individual are paramount.

  2. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Respecting the rights and dignity of all New Yorkers is paramount, by taking this action, we are ensuring that principle rightfully extends to transgender people across our state.

  3. David Cenciotti:

    That's why training, fatigue control, health checks and all that is required to prevent mistakes in the cabin is paramount to improve aviation safety.

  4. Jason Chaffetz:

    The more I've learned about it, the more concerned I've become, we're very united, Republicans and Democrats, in saying that the safety of the President is paramount, and we're putting this person in jeopardy, and his family in jeopardy.

  5. Cecily Myart-Cruz:

    Simply saying Black Lives Matter is not enough : educators and administrators must actively show it in their work in creating and promoting anti-racist curriculum, it is paramount that our educators are able to teach these subjects knowing they will have the support and protection of their administration.

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