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verb conquer pronunciation in American English /ˈkɑŋkər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyconquer
he/she/itconquers
present participleconquering
past tenseconquered
past participleconquered

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to take control of land or people using soldiers
    The tribes were easily conquered by the Persian armies.
  2. 3
    [transitive] to succeed in climbing a tall mountain
    The climbers later conquered six more peaks.
  3. 4
    [transitive] mainly literary to earn the love, admiration, or respect of someone
    His gentle nature had conquered their hearts.
  4. 5
    [intransitive] literary to win a victory

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