conquest: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kon'kwest, kong'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or state of conquering or the state of being conquered; vanquishment.
  2. the winning of favor, affection, love, etc.: the conquest of Antony by Cleopatra.
  3. a person whose favor, affection, etc., has been won: He's another one of her conquests.
  4. anything acquired by conquering, as a nation, a territory, or spoils.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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