paramount

  • 1 Paramount — Pictures Pour les articles homonymes, voir Paramount (homonymie). Logo de la Paramount Pictures …

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  • 2 Paramount — may refer to:In companies: *Paramount Motion Pictures Group, a motion picture holding company owned by Viacom *Paramount Pictures Corporation, a motion picture company *Paramount Vantage, specialty film division of Paramount Pictures *CBS… …

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  • 3 Paramount — bezeichnet eine Stadt in Kalifornien, USA, siehe Paramount (Kalifornien) eine US amerikanische Produktionsfirma für Kino und Fernsehfilme und serien, siehe Paramount Pictures ein US amerikanisches Schallplattenlabel, siehe Paramount Records ein… …

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  • 4 Paramount — Paramount, CA U.S. city in California Population (2000): 55266 Housing Units (2000): 14591 Land area (2000): 4.732354 sq. miles (12.256741 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.104873 sq. miles (0.271621 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.837227 sq. miles… …

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  • 5 Paramount — Par a*mount, a. [OF. par amont above; par through, by (L. per) + amont above. See {Amount}.] Having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; pre[ e]minent; as, a paramount duty. A traitor paramount. Bacon. [1913… …

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  • 6 Paramount, MD — Paramount Long Meadow, MD U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland Population (2000): 2722 Housing Units (2000): 1010 Land area (2000): 2.776208 sq. miles (7.190345 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000) …

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  • 7 Paramount — (Рим,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Filippo Turati 68, Вокзал Термини, 00185 Рим, Италия …

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  • 8 Paramount, CA — U.S. city in California Population (2000): 55266 Housing Units (2000): 14591 Land area (2000): 4.732354 sq. miles (12.256741 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.104873 sq. miles (0.271621 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.837227 sq. miles (12.528362 sq. km)… …

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  • 9 paramount — I adjective arch, beyond compare, beyond comparison, cardinal, champion, chief, crowning, distinguished, extraordinary, first, foremost, grand, great, greatest, head, hegemonic, hegemonical, highest, incomparable, inimitable, leading, main,… …

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  • 10 Paramount — Par a*mount, n. The highest or chief. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Paramount — trademark a large US film and television company based in Hollywood, which has made many famous films …

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  • 12 paramount — (adj.) 1530s, from Anglo Fr. paramont above (in place, order, degree), mid 14c., from O.Fr. par by + amont up, from a mont upward. The whole from L. per ad montem, lit. to the hill …

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  • 13 paramount — preponderant, preponderating, predominant, *dominant, sovereign Analogous words: *supreme, surpassing, preeminent, superlative: capital, foremost, principal, main, leading, *chief …

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  • 14 paramount — [adj] principal, superior ascendant, capital, cardinal, chief, commanding, controlling, crowning, dominant, eminent, first, foremost, headmost, leading, main, outstanding, overbearing, predominant, predominate, preeminent, premier, preponderant,… …

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

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  • 16 paramount — [par′ə mount΄] adj. [Anglo Fr paramont < OFr par (L per), by + amont, à mont (< L ad montem, to the hill), uphill] ranking higher than any other, as in power or importance; chief; supreme n. supreme ruler; overlord SYN. DOMINANT paramountcy …

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  • 17 paramount — [[t]pæ̱rəmaʊnt[/t]] ADJ Something that is paramount or of paramount importance is more important than anything else. The child s welfare must be seen as paramount... Nitrogen is of paramount importance to life on earth. ...the paramount need for… …

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  • 18 paramount — par|a|mount [ perə,maunt ] adjective more important than all other things: The interests of the child are paramount. of paramount importance: Passenger safety is of paramount importance …

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  • 19 paramount — adjective more important than anything else: The interests of the consumer should be paramount. | of paramount importance: A balanced budget is of paramount importance. paramountcy noun (U) …

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  • 20 paramount — UK [ˈpærəmaʊnt] / US [ˈperəˌmaʊnt] adjective more important than all other things The interests of the child are paramount. of paramount importance: Passenger safety is of paramount importance …

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