paramount issue


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Noun1.paramount issue - an issue whose settlement is more important than anything else; and issue that must be settled before anything else can be settled
issue - an important question that is in dispute and must be settled; "the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone"; "politicians never discuss the real issues"
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Faced with these significant statistics and the actual manifestation of this data into real life clinical situations, preventative care became a paramount issue within the dental clinic located at Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center in Bon Air, Virginia.
He said security, which must be addressed in political negotiations, would always be the paramount issue for Israel.
These circumstances frame the bigger picture of the neglect caused by the unequal distribution of power, income, goods and services in our society - a paramount issue the government needs to address.
He also said the "Palestinian issue is a paramount issue for Saudi Arabia, in particular the Palestinian people's full legitimate rights and the establishment of an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital".
Also on the agenda is Palestine, which Saudi Arabian foreign minister Al-Assaf spoke about on Wednesday at a preparatory conference, saying: "I would like to emphasize that the Palestinian issue is a paramount issue for Saudi Arabia, in particular the Palestinian people's full legitimate rights and the establishment of an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital."
The welfare of minors is the paramount issue and a supreme consideration for the court of law.
Therefore, no matter what, the paramount issue in the amendment of Article 1(2) should somehow inject the spirit of MA63 into the Federal Constitution,' she said.
The paramount issue is getting out the message to nonusers and political leaders of all the library offers, that it is more than merely a book repository.
She added it was a paramount issue if there is a hard Brexit.
Elmer Casao, chairman, Bayanihan executive board, said: "Unity is a paramount issue in the Filipina community and together we can always reach far.
Byers posted the controversial tweet late Tuesday in which he said even though pain and humiliation women endured - because of the men who allegedly sexually assaulted them - was the "paramount issue," "it's worth taking stock of the incredible drain of talent from media/entertainment taking place right now."