Definition of 'conquer'
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The substitute drugs are said to help addicts control and then conquer their addiction. The Sun (2010)The ending is very powerful and about love conquering all. The Sun (2011)You can have the great relationship you dream of but only if you conquer your addiction. The Sun (2013)And this is the first step towards conquering your illness. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)Not that she feels she has completely conquered her addiction. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He conquered his addictions and survived. The Sun (2011)They need to find their inner rogue if they are to conquer Europe again. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Force cannot permanently conquer, but kindness and protection for the people can. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)The only way to put that defeat right will be to conquer Europe again. The Sun (2009)True love did not conquer all yesterday, to the disappointment of more than one old romantic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That's the first step to conquering any addiction. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For me at least, the city might just be worth conquering again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It turns out love doesn't conquer all. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Swiss love to conquer nature. Times, Sunday Times (2008)ENGLISH clubs will not conquer Europe again until they learn to play with their heads not their hearts. The Sun (2014)The first world war brought a conquering South African army. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You, as the sole survivor, are charged with conquering this dark force. The Sun (2011)The same names came again and again and, usually, conquered again and again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's time for Arsenal to go forth and conquer again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But take heart - if you have the willpower to conquer a nicotine addiction, you have the willpower to lose weight. The Sun (2014)With foreign soldiers planted in different parts of the peninsula, the threat of brute, conquering force was often in the air. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)It obviously makes very little sense, then, to take the outmoded attitude that it only requires willpower to conquer an addiction. Healthy By Nature (1994)FOR the Romans, plundering art was the sacred right of a conquering army. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'conquer'
British English: conquer /ˈkɒŋkə/ VERB
If one country or group of people conquers another, they take complete control of their land.
The region was conquered by a foreign army.
- American English: conquer
- Arabic: يَفْتَحُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: conquistar
- Chinese: 征服
- Croatian: osvojiti
- Czech: porazit přemoci
- Danish: erobre
- Dutch: veroveren
- European Spanish: conquistar
- Finnish: valloittaa
- French: conquérir
- German: erobern
- Greek: κατακτώ
- Italian: conquistare
- Japanese: 征服する
- Korean: 정복하다
- Norwegian: erobre
- Polish: zdobyć
- European Portuguese: conquistar
- Romanian: a cuceri
- Russian: завоевывать
- Spanish: conquistar
- Swedish: erövra
- Thai: ชนะ
- Turkish: fethetmek
- Ukrainian: завойовувати
- Vietnamese: chinh phục
Definition of conquer from the Collins English Dictionary
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