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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. The English were conquered by the Normans in 1066.
to deal with or successfully fight against a problem or an unreasonable fear: He has finally conquered his fear of spiders. It may be many years before this dreadful disease is conquered.
(Definition of conquer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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conquerverb [T]

us   /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
noun [C] us   /ˈkɑŋ·kər·ər/
the conqueror Genghis Khan
conquest
noun [C/U] us   /ˈkɑn·kwest, ˈkɑŋ-/
[C] Several generations turned their attention towards the conquest of the Mediterranean region.
(Definition of conquer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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