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adjective uk   /ˈpær.ə.maʊnt/  us   /ˈper-/ formal
C2 more important than anything else: There are many priorities, but reducing the budget deficit is paramount/is of paramount importance.
Translations of “paramount”
in Chinese (Traditional) 至上的,首要的…
in Russian первостепенный…
in Turkish en önemli/üstün/yüce…
in Chinese (Simplified) 至上的,首要的…
in Polish pierwszorzędny…
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