paramount vs tantamount : Common Errors in English

About paramount vs tantamount

“Paramount” means “best,” “top.” Think of Paramount Pictures’ trademark of a majestic mountain peak encircled with stars.“Tantamount” means “equivalent.”“The committee’s paramount concern is to get at the truth; your continued insistence that you don’t remember any of the meetings you attended is tantamount to a confession of incompetence.”

paramount Meaning(s)

  • (s) having superior power and influence

tantamount Meaning(s)

  • (s) being essentially equal to something

paramount in News

  1. Paramount Eyes ‘Terminator 5? Distribution Rights; Could Begin Production By 2014 [Updated]

    Paramount looks to pick up 'Terminator 5' distribution rights; production on the Arnold Schwarzenegger film could start as soon as early 2014.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Screen Rant

  2. Paramount Pictures Takes The Terminator

    Paramount Pictures looks like it's going to be the new home of The Terminator as The Wrap reports that Annapurna and Skydance are negotiating with the studio to team on the next entry in the blockbuster franchise.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Coming Soon

  3. Paramount Pictures' World War Z Invades IMAX® 3D Theatres In Select International Markets Starting June 20

    Paramount Pictures' World War Z Invades IMAX® 3D Theatres In Select International Markets Starting June 20
    on June 11, 2013 Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

tantamount in News

  1. The Needle: #flatitude

    Seventh Inning Wretch : Apparently Nationals fans are getting a reputation for doing things other than watching baseball while attending baseball games , including reading Kindles and newspapers and, a couple months back, doing taxes . I want to defend this as tantamount to queuing up an already-seen episode of The Wire as background noise while you catch up on the New York Times , but I just ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Washington City Paper

  2. Gold: Respect the Range from $1,350 – $1,422 Says Kilburg

    Dirty Little Secret: Picking winners is relatively easy compared to controlling losses. Once an investment has racked up gains for an investor it's extremely difficult to sell. When a position has been a loser since day 1 it can be even harder to get rid of it, if only because doing so is tantamount to [...]
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Yahoo! Finance: Breakout

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