Translation of "conquer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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conquerverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkɒŋ.kər/ us /ˈkɑːŋ.kɚ/

C1 to take control or possession of foreign land, or a group of people, by force

The Spanish conquered the New World in the 16th century. 西班牙人在16世纪征服了新大陆。
The English were conquered by the Normans in 1066. 诺曼人于1066年征服了英格兰人。

to deal with or successfully fight against a problem or an unreasonable fear

He has finally conquered his fear of spiders. 他终于战胜了对蜘蛛的恐惧。
It may be many years before this dreadful disease is conquered. 要战胜这种可怕的疾病可能需要许多年。

(Translation of “conquer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)