The company feel that the independence of researchers is paramount. It is of paramount importance that you study trigonometry before calculus.
Advanced English Dictionary
+adjective 1 more important than anything else: This matter is of paramount importance. + Safety is paramount. + The welfare of the child must always be the court's paramount consideration. 2 (formal) having the highest position or the greatest power: China's paramount leader paramountcy noun [U]
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