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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: pillar /ˈpɪlər/ 
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pluralpillars
  1. 2
    formal someone who is important and respected within a group
    a pillar of society/the community/the establishment:

    Mr. Henderson is a pillar of the community.

    1. a.
      someone who has a strong character and helps or supports other people
      a pillar of strength/support:

      You've been a pillar of strength for me.

  2. 3
    an important idea, principle, or belief
    pillar of:

    The treaty is a pillar of arms control in the nuclear age.

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