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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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More important than anything else. Supreme in authority.

Usage examples (36)
  • The paramount problem facing the United States is its deficit.
  • He mentioned the word paramount, that the will of the people has to be considered here.
  • This line about happiness being paramount is particularly irritating from supposedly religious people.
  • Shakspere's influence it might be expected that his would have been the name paramount among the pioneers of English romanticism. for more
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