Definition of paramountcy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    paramountcy

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpærəmaʊntsi//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpærəmaʊntsi//
     
    [uncountable](formal)
     
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  1. 1the quality of being more important than anything else Paramountcy is to be given to the interests of the child.
  2. 2the state of having the highest position or the greatest power The important issue in this matter is the paramountcy of our Parliament.