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Word: paramount

Definition: foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal


Sentences Containing 'paramount'

"This quirky light-hearted series from Paramount TV failed to catch on."
A series of replica diners were built by PMC Diners, the successor to Paramount Dining Car.
Additionally it was released in Spain by Paramount Pictures in May 2010 under the title "Los héroes de Las Árdenas."
Among them are Bols, DeKuyper, Hiram Walker, Luxardo, Mr. Boston, Paramount,Phillips and Vincenzi Amaretto Di Torino. Usage.
As levels rise, anxiety increases and the urge to escape becomes paramount.
As The Marvels, they recorded an unsuccessful single, "I Won't Have You Breaking My Heart", for ABC-Paramount.
At that time Sullavan had already turned down offers from Paramount and Columbia for five-year contracts.
Before ', Paramount had planned a new Star Trek television series to have been named '.
Both episodes have been shown on the Paramount Comedy Channel in the UK.
Currently, Paramount Pictures owns the copyright to the film.
David Rose, head of Paramount Pictures, offered her to star in an English film shot on location, but war conditions prevented her from accepting the role.
Excuse My Dust is a 1920 silent film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures.
From this time to the end of the duchess's life, Biron’s influence over her was paramount.
He was ethnically Xiongnu and a nephew of the paramount general Erzhu Rong.
I said he was right there--never under my roof, where the Lares were sacred, and the laws of hospitality paramount.
I will call at four o'clock in the afternoon, and, should you have any other engagement at that time, I hope that you will postpone it, as this matter is of paramount importance.
In 1924 he made a silent film of the play released by Paramount Pictures.
It was released on November 4, 1932 by Paramount Pictures.
Later, Rogers changed the "C" to a "K." Rogers began work under the names Laura Elliott and Laura Elliot for Paramount Pictures.
Many in the aikido community see the ideas of foot sweeps and sacrifice throws as contrary to the core principles of aikido, where balance and being centred are paramount.
Paramount approached Trumbull to take over effects production, which Trumbull did after securing an agreement to be released from his contract at Paramount upon completion of the film.
Paramount bought the rights and developed a script written by David Hare.
Paramount declined, hoping that Abel could still work a miracle.
Paramount lists the new (HD) extra features as: Video game.
Paramount Pictures fought to edit out the offending scenes, yet they were still kept in.
Paramount Pictures, which was planning to make a film based on the book, dropped the idea in the fear that some fanatics would try to emulate the scenario in real life.
Paramount released the film on Blu-ray Disc on 1 June 2010.
Russell's extraordinary beauty brought her to the attention of Paramount Pictures in 1942.
said Miss Murdstone, still keeping her eye on the pickles; 'it is of more importance than anything else--it is of paramount importance--that my brother should not be disturbed or made uncomfortable.
She made "The Fatal Card" (1915) with Paramount Pictures.
Since that time, Viacom and Paramount merged in the 1990s, and CBS (which spun-off Viacom circa 1970) was purchased by the merged Viacom-Paramount entity circa 2000.
Some of their clients include General Electric Aviation, U.S. Navy, Meijer, and Paramount Farms.
Some versions replace the words "Paramount Studios" with "the back of the backlot at a movie studio" or "soidutS tnuomaraP" (Paramount Studios, spoken in reverse), and even more simply "a secret location" or the common audio "bleep" normally used for removing expletives.
Spontaneity and irreverent situational ideas are paramount for him over fanciful techniques and linear storytelling.
The "honne–tatemae" divide is considered to be of paramount importance in Japanese culture.
The chairman of the council of elders is the Diokpala who is regarded as the paramount ruler of the town (Igwe).
The Chitimukulu is the Paramount Chieftainship of the Bemba, the largest ethnic group in Zambia.
The current iroijlaplap (or paramount chief) of Ailinglaplap is Anjua Loeak.
The final years of the show were produced from Paramount Pictures studios in Hollywood.
The paramount importance of these considerations in explaining the immense amount of variation which pigeons have undergone, will likewise be obvious when we treat of selection.
The princes of Rajputana became symbolic feudal lords who accepted the British as the paramount power.
The restaurant was originally the Silver Dollar Diner in Little Ferry, New Jersey; it was built in 1946 by the Paramount Dining Car Company.
The third season was planned for release but has been removed from Paramount's release schedule.
The way the meditator repeats the meditation sound is thought to be of paramount importance.
Then in 2008 they cut a remix for Paramount and Marvel's Iron Man film.
There was intense friction between Coppola and Paramount, and several times Coppola was almost replaced.
They also saw the sovereignty of the States of Holland as paramount.
Thirty Days is a 1922 silent farce produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures.
This made him unpopular with the powerful paramount chiefs, most of whom were founding members of the SLPP.
to gain U.S. and Canadian DVD, Blu-ray, UltraViolet, Flixster, and DVD-manufacturing-on-demand distribution rights to over 600 Paramount Pictures titles as well as new Paramount Pictures titles.

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