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pillar
British English: /ˈpɪlə/
American English: /ˈpɪlər/

Translation of pillar in German:

noun

  • 1 (vertical support)
    Säule, die
    (with angular cross section)
    Pfeiler, der
    (of bed, door)
    Pfosten, der
    a pillar of strength
    [figurative]
    eine Stütze
    from pillar to post
    [figurative]
  • 2 [figurative] (supporter) (of church, family, party, society, etc.)
    Stütze, die
    (of science, alliance, faith, etc.)
    Säule, die
  • 3 (upright mass) See examples:pillar of dust/cloud/water
    Staub-/Wolken-/Wassersäule, die
  • 4
    (Mining)
    [Abbau]pfeiler, der

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