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noun conquest pronunciation in American English /ˈkɑŋˌkwest/
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  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] the process of taking control of land or people during a war
    the Spanish conquest of Peru
    1. a.
      [countable] the land or people that a more powerful army or government has taken control of during a war
      territories that were among Hitler’s conquests of 1940
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of gaining control of something through great effort
    our strategy for the conquest of foreign markets
    the conquest of Mount Everest

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