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conquest

noun     /ˈkɒŋ.kwest/ US  /ˈkɑːŋ-/
[C or U] the act of conquering a country, area, or situationAttacking and invadingWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport [C] humorous someone you have had sex with but probably not a relationship: I was determined not to become just another of his conquests.Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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