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paramount

Pronunciation: /ˈpærəmaʊnt/

Translation of paramount in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] primordial of paramount importance de primordial importancia
    Example sentences
    • Social contact with the outside world was absolutely crucial to maintaining the power of paramount chiefs.
    • The role of the United States as a paramount power is somewhat comparable to Great Britain in the nineteenth century.
    • It wasn't land ownership exactly, but the paramount chiefs were allowed to allocate land rights to residents.

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