pillarize

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From pillar +‎ -ize, possibly as a calque of Dutch verzuilen.

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pillarize (third-person singular simple present pillarizes, present participle pillarizing, simple past and past participle pillarized)

  1. (society, ergative) To divide into social pillars, in which each social group has its own social institutions.

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