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paramount

par·a·mount / ˈparəˌmount/ • adj. more important than anything else; supreme: the interests of the child are of paramount importance. ∎  having supreme power: a paramount chief. DERIVATIVES: par·a·mount·cy / -sē/ n. par·a·mount·ly adv.

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Paramount (pâr´əmount´), city (1990 pop. 47,669), Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1957. Originally a dairy region, it has become highly industrialized since the 1950s. The growing city has industries that manufacture pipe, rolled copper and other metal products, lawn and garden tractors, aerospace parts, and ice-resurfacing machines.

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paramount (of a feudal lord) superior, supreme. XVI (also + †pera-). — AN. (Law F.) paramont, peramont, adj. use of adv. paramont above, f. (O)F. par by + amont above; see AMOUNT.

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Paramount

Par·a·mount 1 / ˈparəˌmount/ a city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; pop. 47,669.

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paramount

paramountaccount, amount, count, fount, miscount, mount, no-account, surmount •headcount • viscount • paramount •tantamount •don't, won't, wont •anoint, appoint, conjoint, joint, outpoint, point, point-to-point •standpoint •cashpoint, flashpoint •checkpoint • endpoint • breakpoint •needlepoint • midpoint • pinpoint •vantage point • knifepoint •strongpoint • viewpoint • gunpoint •counterpoint • punt •affront, blunt, brunt, bunt, confront, cunt, front, Granth, grunt, hunt, mahant, runt, shunt, stunt, up-front •exeunt • manhunt • headhunt •witch-hunt • seafront • beachfront •shopfront •forefront, storefront •waterfront

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