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Definition of Conquest

Conquest

  1. The act or process of conquering, or acquiring by force; the act of overcoming or subduing opposition by force, whether physical or moral; subjection; subjugation; victory.
  2. That which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral.
  3. The acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition.
  4. The act of gaining or regaining by successful struggle; as, the conquest of liberty or peace.

Conquest Quotations

A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
William Shakespeare

Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
Thomas Jefferson

If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.
Thomas Jefferson

We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
Thomas Jefferson

Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Conquest Translations

conquest in German is Eroberung
conquest in Italian is conquista
conquest in Spanish is conquista

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