adjective satellite having superior power and influence
preponderant; overriding; preponderating; predominant; predominate.
- the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism
OF. par amont
through, by (L. per
) + amont
above. See Amount
- Having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; preëminent; as, a paramount duty. "A traitor paramount."
Syn. Superior; principal; preëminent; chief.
- The highest or chief.
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