noun see paramount I

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  • paramountcy — paramount ► ADJECTIVE 1) more important than anything else; supreme. 2) having supreme power. DERIVATIVES paramountcy noun. ORIGIN from Old French par by + amont above …   English terms dictionary

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  • paramountcy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition or fact of being dominant: ascendance, ascendancy, dominance, domination, predominance, preeminence, preponderance, preponderancy, prepotency, supremacy. See OVER …   English dictionary for students

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  • paramountcy — n 1. dominion, ascendancy, predominance, control, power, sovereignty, suzerainty, hegemony; supremacy, primacy, preeminence, upper or whip hand, sway; control, rule, command, mastery, domination; reign, empery, lordship, mastership, leadership,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • paramountcy — par·a·mount·cy …   English syllables

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