overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating(adj)
having superior power and influence
"the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism"
Getting those credit cards paid off is paramount.
having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; preeminent; as, a paramount duty
the highest or chief
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
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
The highest in rank or order; the chief.
The numerical value of paramount in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of paramount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of paramount in a Sentence
I don’t want to sell Paramount.
Clearly domestic politics are paramount.
The safety of the people we work with is paramount.
The safety and security of our residents is paramount for the city of Irving.
Can't wait to work with Paramount, the talented Mark Bomback and Mary Parent!
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- höchst, überragend, vorrangigGerman
- sumo, supremoSpanish
- primordial, capitalFrench
- ard-niartal, ard-chummaghtaghManx
- Et intonuitLatin
- высший, первостепенныйRussian
- yüce, azam, uluTurkish
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