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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 great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Benjamin Disraeli

Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson

The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice.
John Boyle O'Reilly

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
Gloria Steinem

Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by revolt within or by defeat by a rival.
John Boyd Orr
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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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