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English definition of “conquer”

conquer

verb
 
 
/ˈkɒŋkər/
LAND/PEOPLE [I, T] to take control of a country or to defeat people by war: Peru was conquered by the Spanish in 1532.Attacking and invading
PROBLEM [T] to succeed in stopping or dealing with a bad feeling or a difficult problem: He has finally conquered his fear of spiders.Solving and solutions
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