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conquer

verb [T]  /ˈkɑŋ·kər/ us  
to defeat an enemy, or to take control or possession of a foreign land: I felt like I had conquered the world. If you conquer a disease or condition, you succeed in dealing with or fighting against it: Students have to conquer their initial shyness.
conqueror
noun [C]  /ˈkɑŋ·kər·ər/ us  
the conqueror Genghis Khan
conquest
noun [C/U]  /ˈkɑn·kwest, ˈkɑŋ-/ us  
[C] Several generations turned their attention towards the conquest of the Mediterranean region.
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