Meaning of “pillar” in the English Dictionary

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"pillar" in British English

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pillarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɪl.ər/ us /ˈpɪl.ɚ/

(Definition of “pillar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pillarnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɪl·ər/

A pillar is also someone or something that is an important part of a group, place, or activity:

He’s a pillar of the Dallas business community.

(Definition of “pillar” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)