To provide with pillars or added strength as if from pillars.
Something resembling such a structure.
a pillar of smoke
An essential part of something that provides support.
He's a pillar of the community.
a fundamental principle or practice
"science eroded the pillars of superstition"
column, tower, pillarnoun
anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
"the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"
a prominent supporter
"he is a pillar of the community"
a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
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How to use pillar in a sentence?
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
I got to the center of the mall, I saw this car. Its a black SUV crashed against a pillar in front of the Clarks shoe store.
For all the media fawning over the sister of the North Korean dictator, I think it’s important that every American knows who this person is and what she’s done, the sister of Kim Jong Un is a central pillar of the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet, an evil family clique that brutalizes, subjugates, starves and imprisons its 25 million people.
Mesopotamia is truly the pillar of humanity's memory and the cradle of civilization in recorded history.
I very much regret the U.S.' move to put the brakes on international talks on taxation of the digital economy. I hope that this will be a temporary setback rather than a definitive stop, the European Commission wants a global solution to bring corporate taxation into the 21st century – and we believe the OECD's two-pillar approach is the right one.
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- бағана, баған, колоннаBashkir
- pilarCatalan, Valencian
- Säule, PfeilerGerman
- στυλοβάτης, κολώνα, κίωναςGreek
- ستون, رکنPersian
- pilari, pylväsFinnish
- pile, pilierFrench
- colbh, carraghScottish Gaelic
- պատվար, սյուն, նեցուկ, կոթող, հենարանArmenian
- pilar, tiangIndonesian
- дирек, столбMacedonian
- pijler, zuil, pilaarDutch
- столб, колонна, опора, оплотRussian
- ступ, stup, стубац, stubac, ступац, stupac, стуб, stubSerbo-Croatian
- steber, slopSlovene
- pelare, stöttepelare, kolonnSwedish
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