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Synonyms for pillar

Synonyms for pillar

a fundamental principle or practice

anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

a prominent supporter

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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In her new role at Rexall, she will lead the company's long term business strategies to enhance corporate growth and strengthen its market position, reporting directly to Pilla.
Pilla has performed at the Arthur Murray Dance Studios, the Greek Culture Centre of New York, at Pratt University, and other prestigious venues.
Jason had a really good perspective of what a lot of people were going through with the economy the way it is," said Pilla.
Whatever truth resides in those assessments, it is certainly clear that Lennon is a different personality from Pilla, who is said to have asked more than once when the topic of closing a parish came up: "How will we be a better church if we close it?
Methods used in high-energy particle physics problems traditionally have searched for any departure from a background model; that is, anything that is not a haystack," says Pilla.
But as Daniel Pilla puts it, Cheek "might keep you out of jail, but it won't mean you don't owe the tax.
Pilla, executive director of the Tax Freedom Institute, and author of 11 books on taxpayers' rights issues and IRS defense strategies.
Microsoft spokesman Tom Pilla said in Seattle that pieces of source code for Windows 2000 and Windows NT4.
Microsoft spokesman Tom Pilla said the company did not know how much of the source code had been leaked, or how many people may have access to it.
One source for appropriate safety solutions is Slip and Fall Prevention: A Practical Handbook by Steven Di Pilla.
Bishop Anthony Pilla is numbered among the more enlightened in the bishops' ranks so likely would leave it to his flock to judge Kucinich whole cloth--as the US Bishops' Conference directs--but certain anti-abortion zealots, US cardinals prominent among them, do not.
Domenic Pilla has been named executive vice-president at Medis Health and Pharmaceutical Services Inc.
Previously, Kevin Pilla left his position as design director for the Focus division.
While most of the products tested provided some measure of improvement, others actually decreased slip resistance on flooring materials, while still others offered a marked improvement in slip resistance," says Steven Di Pilla, director of product development and training for Risk Control Services at Ace, and principal architect of the study.
But he was much nicer in a letter to Bishop Anthony Pilla in Cleveland: "I think it is important for people to understand -- even though public school people in some districts are complaining they are being shortchanged, Ohio is doing a better job than any other state in the nation in terms of providing for our non-public schools.