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English definition of “conquer”


verb [T]    /ˈkɑŋ·kər/
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    /ˈkɑŋ·kər·ər/ noun [C] the conqueror Genghis Khan conquest    /ˈkɑn·kwest, ˈkɑŋ-/ noun [C/U] [C] Several generations turned their attention towards the conquest of the Mediterranean region .
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