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American English: /ˈkɑŋkər/
British English: /ˈkɒŋkə/

Translation of conquer in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (country/empire/mountain)
    the conquering army
    el ejército victorioso
    he conquered her heart
    conquistó su corazón
    she was unable to conquer her fear of flying
    fue incapaz de vencer or superar el miedo a viajar en avión
    love conquers all
    el amor todo lo vence
    Example sentences
    • You begin with a starbase and a couple of other structures and ships, and must collect resources to build massive strike forces to conquer an area of space.
    • By controlling the countryside, they conquered the towns.
    • After a while, there is no point trying to conquer the place, and the soldiers go home, leaving a force of a few men who are soon integrated into the country.
    Example sentences
    • Many attempt to climb this mountain but the climb is steep and on loose scree; to be physically fit and have a real desire to climb is essential to conquer this small mountain.
    • Until that point, the action has centred on two mountaineers who have come adrift from each other after conquering a peak never climbed before (or since - this is a true story).
    • James always had his sights set firmly on conquering the mountain and prior to the climb the spirited and adventuresome youngster trained for five weeks in the Commeragh mountains.
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