Islam is paramount in Turkey, Persia, Arabia and Afghanistan.
The guidelines were paramount in order to ensure that the academic standards of awards are maintained.
Staying on schedule is paramount to ensure confidence in the system.
Health and safety are absolutely paramount in this area to protect cast, crew and yourself.
His happiness was of paramount importance.
But as the city became the recognized mart for exchange of goods between east and west, the freedom of the western outlet assumed the aspect of a paramount question.
Degrees earned are of paramount significance in academia.
The paramount occupation of the mooring was for the purpose of his business, running a marina.
Under the British officials the country is governed by hereditary native chiefs, over whom is a paramount chief.
They appear to have recognized the paramount authority of a family descended from a chief named Monaheng.
Both laws were of paramount importance, as direct evidence of Darwin's theory of descent, which, it will be remembered, was at the time regarded merely as an hypothesis.
The thorough ripening of the preceding season's wood in fruit trees and flowering plants, and of the crown in perennial herbs like strawberries, and the cessation of all active growth before the time they are to start into a new growth, are of paramount importance.
Each tribe has its own king, but from the beginning of the 18th century the king of Kumasi was recognized as king paramount, and was spoken of as the king of Ashanti.
Certain owners of advowsons are temporarily or permanently disabled from exercising the right which devolves upon other persons; and the crown as patron paramount of all benefices can fill all churches not regularly filled by other patrons.
It was paramount in the minds of many of those I was trying to contact.
My own feelings of loyalty toward her were still paramount.
Risk review management responsibilities are paramount to the boards of financial institutions.
The paramount concern of the hearing's system was the sound volume.
Looking at eastern Europe and western Asia only, one must say that Asiatic influences have on the whole prevailed hitherto (though perhaps the tide is turning), for Islam is paramount in this region and European culture at a low ebb.
Ethelstan was the first Saxon king who could claim in any real sense to be lord paramount of Britain.
It established the chancellor of the exchequer as the paramount financier of his day, and it was only the first of a long series of similar performances, different, of course, in detail, but alike in their bold outlines and brilliant handling.
In 1824, by treaty with the Dutch, British interests became paramount in the Malay Peninsula and in Siam, and, two years later, Captain Burney signed the first treaty of friendship and commerce between England and Siam.
The survey was given paramount consideration.
The grand khan was the lord paramount or suzerain of the Russian princes, and he had the force required for making his authority respected.
But the regulation of industry was always paramount to social and religious aims; the chief object of the craft gild was to supervise the processes of manufacture and to control the monopoly of working and dealing in a particular branch of industry.
Her whole life, public and private, was an abiding lesson in the paramount importance of character.
Mirandola so convinced Pope Sixtus of the paramount importance of the Kabbalah as an auxiliary to Christianity that his holiness exerted himself to have Kabbalistic writings translated into Latin for the use of divinity students.