Translation of "conquer" - English-Traditional 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世紀征服了新大陸。
The English were conquered by the Normans in 1066. 諾曼人於1066年征服了英格蘭人。

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

He has finally conquered his fear of spiders. 他終於戰勝了對蜘蛛的恐懼。
It may be many years before this dreadful disease is conquered. 可能需要許多年戰勝這種可怕的疾病。

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