Paramount

usgb/ˈpærəmaʊnt/Volume
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Utmost SignificancePlay
Use 'paramount' to stress that something has the greatest importance or impact in a particular situation or hierarchy. SlideEnsuring the safety of the workers is paramount before starting the construction.
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Formal TonePlay
'Paramount' carries a formal tone, making it suitable for professional or academic discussions and writing. SlideThe board considers fiduciary responsibility to be paramount in their decision-making process.
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Contextual PriorityPlay
In context, 'paramount' rather than 'important', indicates the topmost priority amidst other considerations. SlideFor the endangered species, habitat conservation is of paramount concern.