Translation of conquer in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [country/empire/mountain] conquistar; [enemy/rival] vencer* 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 venceExample 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.
- 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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