Synonyms for paramountcy

Grammar : Noun
Spell : par-uh-mount
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær əˌmaʊnt

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Définition of paramountcy

Origin :
  • 1530s, from Anglo-French paramont, Old French paramont "above" (in place, order, degree), mid-14c., from Old French par "by," from Latin per "through, for, by" (see per (prep.)) + amont "up," from a mont "upward" (see amount (v.)). The whole from Latin per ad montem, literally "to the hill."
  • noun dominance
Example sentences :
  • With the appearance of British paramountcy at the Cape came a hint of law and order, of progress and its accompaniment—taxation.
  • Extract from : « South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6) » by Louis Creswicke
  • He would have tolerated their “gentility nonsense” if they would have acknowledged his paramountcy.
  • Extract from : « The Life of George Borrow » by Herbert Jenkins

Antonyms for paramountcy

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