paramount Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"paramount" in British English

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paramountadjective

uk   /ˈpær.ə.maʊnt/  us   /ˈper-/ formal
C2 more ​important than anything ​else: There are many ​priorities, but ​reducing the ​budgetdeficit is paramount/is of paramount importance.
(Definition of paramount from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"paramount" in American English

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paramountadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpær·əˌmɑʊnt/
more ​important than anything ​else: Everybody ​agrees that ​education is the paramount ​issue.
(Definition of paramount from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paramount”
in Chinese (Simplified) 至上的,首要的…
in Turkish en önemli/üstün/yüce…
in Russian первостепенный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 至上的,首要的…
in Polish pierwszorzędny…
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