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pillar

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pillar/ˈpɪlɚ/noun
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pillar
/ˈpɪlɚ/
noun
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Learner's definition of PILLAR  
[count]
: a large post that helps to hold up something (such as a roof)
: someone who is an important member of a group — + of
: a basic fact, idea, or principle of something — + of
: something that rises into the air in a tall, thin shape

from pillar to post

chiefly British
: from one place or one situation to another

pillar of strength

: someone or something that gives support or help during difficult times
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