Translation of paramount in Spanish:


primordial, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛrəˌmaʊnt//ˈparəmaʊnt/


  • 1formal

    of paramount importance de primordial importancia
    • Social contact with the outside world was absolutely crucial to maintaining the power of paramount chiefs.
    • It wasn't land ownership exactly, but the paramount chiefs were allowed to allocate land rights to residents.
    • All the territory of an administrative chiefdom is technically held by the paramount chief.
    • The role of the United States as a paramount power is somewhat comparable to Great Britain in the nineteenth century.
    • He was deposed as paramount chief and Zululand was annexed to British authority at Ulundi on 1 September.