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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

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

Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.
Napoleon Bonaparte

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

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
Alfred Adler

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