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paramount

Bryan A. Garner

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780195135084
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891245
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means “superior to all others” or “most important”—not merely “important.” E.g.: “It is extremely paramount [read extremely important or paramount

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